COVID-19 Public Comments

City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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CDBG COVID-19 Relief Funding

Public Comments


  Public Comments Welcomed

The City of Springfield is asking residents to review and provide their thoughts and feedback to the amendment regarding the allocation of $776,510 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Springfield COVID-19 relief.

The Community Development Block Grant Program is a federal program issued by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. Due to the coronavirus health pandemic, the City of Springfield received additional funding to be used on programs and needs that have been negatively impacted due to COVID-19 and in support of mitigation efforts.

These funds are designated for low- to moderate-income persons and locations.


Residents may review the following documents and use as reference when submitting their statements and comments regarding the $799,000 COVID-19 Relief allocation

Public comments are accepted through various methods:

  1. Filling out the form below and clicking ‘submit’;
  2. Emailing info.OPED@springfield.il.us with your statement;
  3. Mailing your typed or written comments to the Office of Planning & Economic Development, 800 E. Monroe, 1st Floor, Springfield, IL 62701;
  4. Speak at the public forum on June 10, or City Council meeting on June 15.

An in-person public hearing will take place Thursday, June 10 at 3:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, 300 S. 7th Street, 3rd Floor. You may also join this meeting virtually by registering here.

The deadline to submit or make your comments on this draft plan is Tuesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Questions? Please contact the City’s Office of Planning & Economic Development at 217.789.2377.

  Public Comments Form

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