Cook County is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $1,000,000 (single activity) or $1,250,000 (multi-activity). These funds must be used to primarily benefit low and moderate income persons. The activities for which these funds may be used are in the area of housing, public facilities, and economic development. More specific details regarding eligible activities, plans to assist displaced persons (if any), the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low and moderate income persons, and the rating system will be provided at a public hearing, which will be held at 10:00 A.M. on April 13, 2023, at the Cook County Commission Office, 1200 S. Hutchinson Avenue, Adel, GA. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the application and to review progress on the previous CDBG grant(s), if applicable. Cook County is committed to providing all persons with equal access to its services, programs, activities, education and employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, disability or age. Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Dewanna Robinson, County Clerk, before April 13, 2023. This person can be located at the Cook County Commission Office, 1200 S. Hutchinson Avenue, Adel, Georgia, and is available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays, or you may call 229-896-2266. Persons with hearing disabilities may consider using the Georgia Relay Service, at (TDD) 1-800-255-0056 or (Voice) 1-800-255-0135.