When: 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 7, 2018


Where: John T. O’Connor Center, 611 Winona St.


Who:   City of Knoxville Director of Community Development Becky Wade, Community Development Administrator Linda Rust and other City officials and community development partners will take public comments on the 2018-19 Draft Annual Action Plan that describes the proposed use of federal funds beginning July 1, 2018.


Cities are required to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) a draft plan that outlines how they plan to use Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds during the next program year to support their goals to support and improve low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.


The draft plan is available online at www.knoxvilletn.gov/development and in person at:


Community Development

Fifth floor, City County Building

400 Main St.

Knoxville, TN 37902

Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee

2247 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37916


Residents may obtain a copy of the draft plan by calling the Community Development Department at 865-215-2180.


Citizens may submit their comments no later than May 7 to Linda Rust at lrust@knoxvilletn.gov or City of Knoxville, Community Development Department, P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville, TN 37901; fax 865-215-2962; or call 865-215-2357 for additional information.


Anyone needing a disability accommodation to be able to attend the public hearing should contact Stephanie Cook at scook@knoxvilletn.gov or 865-215-2034. For an English interpreter, contact Title VI Coordinator Tatia M. Harris at 865-215-2831.