Public Participation

The City of Apache Junction is required to hold a public participation process in order to be eligible to received Community Development Block Grant and State Special Project funding.

The City of Apache Junction is expected to receive an estimated $150,000 in FY 2016 federal CDBG funds from the Arizona Department of Housing Regional Account (RA). The City of Apache Junction may also apply for up to $300,000 from the FY 2016 State Special Projects (SSP) account. CDBG funds must be used to benefit low-income persons and areas, alleviate slum and blight or address an urgent need. Public hearings will be held to gather citizen input on the use of the CDBG funds.

For more information view the complete Public Participation Plan including meeting dates, times and locations.

The following are the upcoming public meeting / hearing dates:
  • March 15, 2016 - public meeting - public comments welcome
  • April 18, 2016 - council discussion only
  • May 3, 2016 - public hearing - public comments welcome

Examples of possible projects include the following:
  1. Public infrastructure (e.g., water, wastewater, street improvements);
  2. Community facilities (e.g., health clinics, libraries, senior or youth centers);
  3. Housing (e.g., owner occupied or multi family rehab, new housing constructed by a non-profit),
  4. Public services (e.g., purchasing a van to transport persons with disabilities, equipment and rent to start a new job training program); and
  5. Economic development (e.g., a loan to a business for job creation, acquisition of land for an existing business expansion).

For more information about the public hearings, the City’s grievance policy, the CDBG program or to receive technical assistance to formulate prospective project ideas for presentation at the hearings, please contact:
Heather Patel
300 E. Superstition Blvd.
Apache Junction, Arizona 85119
Ph: (480) 474-2635
Fx: (480) 474-5102
TDD: (480) 983-0095
Email

The City of Apache Junction invites and welcomes people of all abilities to use our programs, sites and facilities. Specific requests may be made by contacting the Human Resources Office, at (480) 474-2617 or TDD (480) 983-0095.