TxCDBG announcement: public comment opportunity for Community Development Fund

The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting comment on the proposed rule revision for the Community Development Fund. The revision replaces traditional Regional Review Committee structure with a process that includes regional project priorities, state scoring similar to previous CD application cycles, and a Unified Scoring Committee for the remaining scoring criteria.

The Proposed rules to implement the unified scoring committee process were published December 27, 2019 and can be found at:
Public Hearings will be held:
  • January 22, at 3:00pm – Austin Public Library, Carver Branch 1161 Angelina Street Austin, Texas
  • January 27, 10:30am Via webinar (see TDA website for details)
Written public comments will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020:
  • By mail: Suzanne Barnard, Director for CDBG Programs, Texas Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 12847, Austin, Texas 78711
  • By email: RuleComments@TexasAgriculture.gov