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Located in the heart of Southwest Georgia, Sylvester is a laid back, charming southern city with the heart of a progressive, vibrant community.


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Public Hearing Notice 

The City of Sylvester is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant of up to $500,000.  These funds must be used to benefit low- and moderate-income persons.

The activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, public facilities, and economic development.  More specific details regarding eligible activities, plans to assist displaced persons, and the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities to benefit low- and moderate-income persons will be provided at a public hearing to be held on Monday, February 2, 2015, at 6:45 pm in Council Chambers at City Hall in Sylvester, Georgia.

The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizens input into the development of the application.  Persons with special needs relating to handicapped accessibility or foreign language should contact Kathy Wise, City Clerk, at (229) 776-8505 or through the Georgia Relay Service (800) 255-0056 (TDD) or (800) 255-0135 (Voice) prior to 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015.  This person can be contacted at the City Clerk’s Office in Sylvester between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., on Mondays through Fridays, except holidays.


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