City of Ashland
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
2022 Action Plan
The City of Ashland is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) recipient through the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The 2022 CDBG Action Plan states the goals and objectives of the City and lists projects proposed for the community. Activities under this program will predominately benefit persons of low-to-moderate income as defined in 24 CFR Part 5. Activities must meet one of the following national objectives: benefit to low-and-moderate-income persons; aid in the prevention or elimination of slum or blight; or meet a need having a particular urgency.
The City of Ashland is receiving $537,940 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the
Program Year 2022 (July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023). An additional $961,974 is anticipated of carryover funds for CDBG eligible activities.
The proposed 2022 CDBG Action Plan draft is available for review at the following locations:
1. Ashland City Building, Department of Community and Economic Development, Room 208,
1700 Greenup Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101
2. The Boyd County Public Library, 1740 Central Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101
3. The City of Ashland website at www.ashlandky.gov
4. Ashland Commission on Human Rights, 1544 Winchester Avenue, Unit 701, Ashland, KY 41101
5. Ashland Transportation Center, 99 15th Street, Ashland, KY 41101
The Department of Community and Economic Development will receive comments concerning the 2022 CDBG Action Plan for thirty (30) days beginning May 28, 2022 and ending June 26, 2022.
Please submit any written or oral comments on the plan to:
Jacob Risner, Program and Grant Administrator
City of Ashland, Department of Community and Economic Development
1700 Greenup Avenue, Room 208
PO Box 1839
Ashland, KY 41105-1839
Comments will also be taken at a public hearing on June 27, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. The hearing will take place at the Ashland City Building, Commission Chambers, 1700 Greenup Avenue, 3rd Floor.
Copies of the Action Plan will be provided to citizens and groups upon request and free of charge. Copies may also be converted to electronic media, Spanish, and large print for the visually impaired and be delivered to homebound persons upon request.