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Public Meeting Notice   - April 21, 2015 5:00pm Annex

Request for Citizen Review of the City's FY'16 Annual Action Plan:
The Division of Community Reinvestment for the Columbus Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia is holding a Public Hearing to receive citizen comments on the Draft of the City’s Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Action Plan. The Plan is a document required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that outlines the City‘s plans for the allocation of its Entitlement Funds (CDBG, HOME) for a one-year period beginning July 1, 2015.

The Public Hearing will be held on April 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Columbus Consolidated Government Annex Building, 420 10th Street, 1st Floor Conference Room. The public is invited to attend and to offer comments related to the Draft.    < complete notice >

    Community Reinvestment is the Administrator of the City of Columbus' Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grants. Our entitlement grants are CDBG and HOME. Additionally, we oversee and manage the City's Real Estate to include: purchasing and selling properties no longer needed by the City; property management (leased properties); and alley abandonment. We are active in pursuing economic development for the City with emphasis in the Enterprise Zone. We acquire and assemble property for redevelopment. We also oversee and administer the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Brownfield's grant. Our Financial Section administrator FY2009 budget is the total amount of $2,881,863. You may view our budgets under Annual Action Plan.

Citizen service is of utmost importance. We are proud of our accomplishments, many of which you can view under the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER).

   Our Mission is to oversee and administer our Federal Grants through sound financial planning management practices. To provide assistance to low and moderate income persons. Provide community reinvestment opportunities including the promotion of decent, safe and affordable housing for all citizens. Provide comprehensive real estate management and services in a professional and cost effective manner for the benefit of the citizens of Muscogee County while installing a sense of employee pride and dedication.


Established October 2003   -   Revised: April 16, 2015

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