NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Town of Norwood is preparing an application to the North Carolina Department of Commerce for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Economic Development. The application will request up to $250,000 in CDBG Building Reuse funds. The Town intends to use the funds to assist in the renovation of a building located at 140 North Main Street in Norwood. CYES Factory wants to open a tortilla manufacturing and distribution facility at that location. In order to food manufacturing standards, the company will need renovations and/or replacement in roofing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and flooring. The cost for these improvements is estimated to be $500,000- $600,000. New jobs in the first 24 months will total 12, with an annual average salary of $34,683. Of the jobs to be created, at least 60% of the jobs going to persons of low and moderate income.
The Town of Norwood will conduct a Public Hearing on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 212 South Main Street in Norwood. The purpose of the Hearing is to obtain citizens input into the identification of economic needs and desired economic development activities. The input from the Hearing will be incorporated into the Town’s consideration and submission of a CDBG application to the Department of Commerce. Written comments should be addressed to Scott Howard, Town Administrator, at 212 South Main Street, Norwood NC 28128. Comments received by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the Hearing will be considered.
This information is available in Spanish or any other language upon request. Please contact Kelly Caudle at 704-474-3416 for accommodations for this request.
Esta información está disponible está disponible en español o en cualquier otro idioma bajo petición. Póngase en contacto con Kelly Caudle at 704-474-3416 de alojamiento para esta solicitud.