The St. Lawrence County Seat

Public Hearing – CDBG Funding – April 28, 2021 at 6pm

April 16, 2021


The Town and Village of Canton will hold a public hearing on April 28, 2021 at 6pm for the purpose of hearing public comments on the Town and Village of Canton’s community development needs, and to discuss the possible submission of one or more Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications for the 2021 program year. The CDBG program is administered by the New York State Office of Community Renewal (OCR), and will make available to eligible local governments approximately $60 million for the 2021 program year for housing, economic development, public facilities, public infrastructure, and planning activities, with the principal purpose of benefiting low/moderate income persons. The hearing will provide further information about the CDBG program and will allow for citizen participation in the development of any proposed grant applications and/or to provide technical assistance to develop alternate proposals. Comments on the CDBG program or proposed project(s) will be received at this time. The hearing is being conducted pursuant to Section 570.486, Subpart I of the CFR and in compliance with the requirements of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, or those in need of translation from English, those individuals should contact Sally Noble, Village Clerk, at or 315-386-2871, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements. Written comments may also be submitted to: 

This public hearing will be conducted by use of Zoom video-conference, as authorized by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.15 and subsequent extensions including Executive Order 202.101. The public is invited to view or listen by any of the following means:

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  • Meeting ID: 899 9198 5066
  • Passcode: 292363

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Public comments may also be submitted via email addressed to Leigh Rodriguez at or by regular mail addressed to Leigh Rodriguez, Director of Economic Development, 60 Main Street, Canton, NY 13617, to be received by 4:00pm on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, and will be made part of the record of the public hearing and meeting.

Date: April 15, 2021
Leigh Rodriguez
Director, Canton Office of Community Economic Development

Last modified: April 16, 2021