City Looks For Input on Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

~ from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhood Empowerment, 

The City is looking for public input on a draft of its 2021-2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

The draft report will be available for public review and comment for 15 days beginning Wednesday, Sept. 14, and ending Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The report describes how the City spent federal grant funds received between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022. The report also describes how the City used supplemental funding from HUD through the CARES Act to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.

The report will be available for review at and in the City’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Office, Fifth Floor City-County Building, 400 Main Street. The draft report may also be mailed to interested parties upon request by calling Cicely Henderson at 865-215-2180. The final report will be submitted to HUD by Friday, Sept. 30.

The City ensures meaningful access to City programs, services, and activities to comply with Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II laws and reasonably provides: translation, interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, auxiliary aids, and services.

Individuals with a disability who require an accommodation in order to participate may contact the City of Knoxville’s ADA Coordinator, Stephanie Brewer Cook at 865-215-2034 or  no less than 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the end of the public comment period.

If you have Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and want to request interpretation services, please contact our Title VI Representatives at, at least 48 hours (2 days) prior to the end of the comment period. Please submit your requests for translation and/or accommodations as early as possible after the draft report is available to ensure you have time to receive it, read it, and comment if you wish, before the comment period has concluded on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Questions and comments may be submitted to Linda Rust at 865-215-2357;; or mailed to City of Knoxville, Housing and Neighborhood Development Department, P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville TN 37901.  All comments must be received no later than Wednesday, Sept. 28.