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FY2023 Community Needs and Priorities Public Hearing February 7, 2023

Feb 7 2023

10:30 am Remote by Google Meet


Agenda posted January 31, 2023, 9:14 AM

City of Holyoke in conjunction with

Holyoke-Chicopee-Westfield Consortium

CDBG/HOME Programs

FY2023 Community Needs and Priorities Public Hearings Notice

 The City of Holyoke, lead city for Holyoke-Chicopee-Westfield Consortium, will conduct a public hearing to gather community input on the following topics:

(1) review status of the 2020-2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan and activities funded with Community Development Block Grants and HOME Investment Partnership Grants;

(2) solicit comments on annual housing and community development needs and priorities like public services related to food access, child care, homelessness, mental health and addiction services, legal services; public facilities like parks; public infrastructure like sidewalks and sewer; and economic development in preparation of the FFY2023 Annual Plan for submittal to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Additional information can be obtained from the Office for Community Development, Room 400, City Hall Annex, Holyoke, MA or by calling 413-322-5610 or online at    Comments and testimony may be provided at the hearing, by calling and speaking with a staff member, by email to or by mailing comments to the address above for receipt by March 3, 2023 for consideration by the Mayor when making allocations.

The public hearing will be conducted on two separate days, times and methods for ample participation by the agencies, providers, residents, and other stakeholders.

Daytime Hearing

10:30 am on Tuesday February 7, 2023

Google Meet joining info

CDBG Public Hearing

Video call link:

Or dial: ‪(US) +1 650-449-9978 PIN: ‪141 533 193#



Evening Hearing (In conjunction with the American Rescue Plan Act Community Meeting & Presentation)

5:30 pm on Monday February 13, 2023

In person

Council on Aging/Senior Center

291 Pine Street, Holyoke


Language translation services and accessibility services are available for all meetings upon request at least five business days prior to the meeting date to 413-322-5610.







Alicia M. Zoeller

City Hall Annex
Room 400
20 Korean Veterans Plaza
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (usual working hours)
Staff may be reached by phone (413-322-5610) or email during working hours. Messages will generally be returned within 24 hours.
Meetings (in person or virtual) are available by appointment.
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