Planning fund meetings to be held

CNJ staff

Beginning June 30, Curry County will hold three public hearings to discuss possibilities for use of Community Development Block Grant planning funds.

The CDBG program’s purpose is to assist communities in providing essential facilities, decent housing, promoting economic development and maintaining a suitable living environment, according to a press release.

Communities are eligible to apply for up to $50,000.

The public is encouraged to attend and submit project ideas, provide supporting data, testimony and other pertinent information, the release said.

Hearing dates:

• 5:30 p.m. June 30, North annex of the Clovis-Carver Library

• 6 p.m. July 5, Melrose Senior Center, 427 Main St., Melrose.

• 5:30 p.m. July 14, Texico Fire Station, 120 North Turner St., Texico.

Information: 763-6016.