The City is asking residents to provide input on the community'€™s priorities and goals for the 2007 allocations for Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG). The City receives allocations from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The meeting will be held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 29 at Link'€™s Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave. The meeting is in conjunction with the Southeast Area Development Strategy meetings being held August 28-29.

At the meeting, the City will also release request for proposals for the CDBG, HOME and ESG programs. CDBG and ESG funds are used to help support local non-profit public service organizations and emergency shelters. HOME funds assist in the rehabilitation of homes, downpayment assistance programs and the construction of low to moderate income housing.