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 $799,000 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 an additional $799,000 in funding to be used on programs and needs that have been negatively impacted due to COVID-19.
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 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. Signing up to speak at the public forum on May 7 or May 14; or the Committee of the Whole meeting on May 12; or City Council meeting on May 19.

A virtual public hearing will take place Thursday, May 7. Residents may sign-up in advance to make their comments publicly to City of Springfield staff. To sign-up, please email or call the Office of Planning & Economic Development at 217.789.2377.

The deadline to submit or make your comments is Thursday, May 14.

  Public Comments Form