Notice of CDBG Needs Assessment Public Hearing


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 12:00 PM, Florence County will hold a public hearing at 2314 Pisgah Rd, Florence to solicit public input on community needs and priorities for housing, public facilities, and economic development. At this public hearing, the county will provide the results of its needs assessment and the activities which might be undertaken to meet identified needs, including the estimated amount proposed to be used for activities that will benefit persons of low and moderate income.

This public hearing and the matters to be discussed are subject to the provisions of Florence County’s Citizen Participation Plan, developed in anticipation of participation in the State of South Carolina’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, providing for the participation of the citizens of Florence County in the planning and implementation of community and economic development projects which will involve CDBG funds. The Citizen Participation Plan is available for review at the County between 8:30 and 5:00 weekdays. Persons with questions or comments concerning the public hearing or the Citizen Participation Plan may contact Kim Ethridge, Community Development Director, Pee Dee Council of Governments, at 843-702-3139, or

Florence County does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs or activities. Anita D. Taylor, 180 North Irby Street, Room 605, Florence, SC 29501 (843) 665-3054, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements contained in the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s regulations. Assistance will be provided to accommodate the special needs of disabled persons, upon request. (07/06/21)