Legal Advertisement Notice of Community Development Grant Fund Availability
Call for Applications
Please be advised the Town of Bridgton is soliciting applications for the TOWN OF BRIDGTON MAINE & CUMBERLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT CDBG PROGRAM for FFY 2017. Applications are due January 15, 2017 on or before 3 PM. Applications are for Public Service. Applications must be for programs serving those with low/moderate income or for the elimination of slum and blight. Applications will be reviewed by staff and forwarded to the Community Development Committee for a recommendation and then forwarded to the Select Board for approval. It is not known as of this writing the amount of funds the town will receive. Applications are available in the Municipal Office at 3 Chase Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009, or on the town’s website: www.bridgtonmaine.org. Applicants are required to attend one MANDATORY “workshop” with Community Development staff to review requirements and project eligibility. There will be two opportunities to attend a workshop: Tuesday January 3, 2016 at 10 AM OR Thursday January 5, 2016 at 2 PM. Other questions may be directed to Anne Krieg, Director of Planning & Development, or Brenda Day, Administrative Assistant at the town office (207-647-8786.)
The town is working on a Design Development Phase for the streetscape of Main Street. This means sidewalks, lighting, pedestrian circulation and other amenities. This phase of the project is public process so we do need your input! If you were not able to attend the Place Audit on March 19th, the form is below so you can get your comments in to us. Please fill it out and bring it back to us by April 8th. The video of that event is here (http://www.lakeregiontv.org/Video-Archive/Video-Player/VideoId/492/Bridgton-StreetScape-31916) There is a separate website just for this project and it is here (https://bridgtonmainstreet.wordpress.com/)
Town of Bridgton
3 Chase Street, Suite 1
Bridgton, ME 04009
INVITATION TO BRIDGTON CITIZENS
The Town of Bridgton is seeking applications for interested citizens to serve on a newly created committee titled Bridgton Microloan Committee (BMC.) This creation and subsequent appointment is pursuant to the Select Board Committee Policy Sections II.A.3 and III, respectively. Bridgton Microloan Committee The BMC is responsible for securing all necessary documentation and performing the required financial reviews and analyses, executing the loans and monitoring the business for job creation or job retention; and, adopting guidelines and approving amendments to the guidelines.
The Committee shall meet upon receipt of a loan application, shall provide a press release of all loans upon successful completion, and shall file an annual report to the Select Board of their loan activities. The Committee shall be comprised of: Select Board member; Business person; Member of Bridgton Economic Development Corporation; Certified Public Accountant, Banker, Attorney or Development; Bridgton Resident;
Member of the Community Development Committee; and Town Manager or his designee. The full text of microloan program can be found in the Economic Development section of the town’s website: www.bridgtonmaine.org Additional information can be obtained by contacting Anne Krieg, Town of Bridgton Planning, Economic, & Community Development Director, at 207-647-8786 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for Committee Appointments can be found on the town’s website, as well as in person at the Municipal Building at 3 Chase Street. Bridgton’s Select Board reserves the right to appoint members they see fit to serve the mission of the committee and will make appointments at a future publicly noticed meeting.
Permitting coordination/facilitation, available sites, networking with other businesses, workshops on available resources and lenders, Community Development Block Grant programs (new information available!) HOME programs, direction to other available resources, (coming soon) microloan program
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