CITY RECEIVES $750,000 GRANT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently recognized the City of Thomasville as one of 60 Georgia communities that will receive a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). In 2021, CDBGs with a combined total of $43 million have been issued throughout the state. The City of Thomasville will receive $750,000 from the 2021 CDBG for proposed water, wastewater, and drainage improvements in the Dewey City neighborhood. “We are extremely appreciative of the funding provided by Governor Kemp and...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO APPLY FOR DEWEY CITY CDBG GRANT

The City of Thomasville is currently pursuing a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $750,000 through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) to fund infrastructure improvements in and around the Dewey City neighborhood. “Funding from the CDBG grant would provide water, sewer, and drainage improvements that address community needs around the Dewey City neighborhood,” said Kenneth Thompson, City Planner. “These improvements were identified based on the volume...



PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - DEWEY CITY CDBG

The City of Thomasville is considering applying to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for a Community Development Block Grant of up to $750,000. These funds must be used to primarily 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 (if any), the estimated amount of funds proposed...



CITY COUCIL APPROVES DESIGNATION OF PLANFIRST COMMUNITY

During regular session on Monday, November 9th, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution for the City of Thomasville to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (GDCA), formally accepting Thomasville’s re-designation as a PlanFirst Community. PlanFirst is a program that recognizes excellence in community planning and demonstrates an established pattern of successfully implementing its Local Comprehensive Plan. According to City...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PROJECT COMPLETION OF CDBG GRANT # 17p-x-136-2-5961

The City of Thomasville has completed its FY 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The following activities were completed: Construction of street and drainage, water and sewer improvements were completed on Bartow Street, South Street, Jones Street, Bibb Street, Patten Street, South College Street, Fern Street. The project benefited 448 persons, of whom 434 (97%) are low income. The City of Thomasville will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on March 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm, at...



CDBG HOUSING GRANT UPDATE

The City of Thomasville has been notified that the grant application that was submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) will not be funded this year. The grant was intended to assist with housing improvements to the Fletcherville community. The CDBG program is a federally funded program that focuses on providing resources for livable neighborhoods, economic empowerment and improved housing. “We are disappointed that...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE TO HOLD COMMUNITY HOME INVESTMENT PROGRAM (CHIP) HOUSING REHABILITATION PUBLIC MEETING

The City of Thomasville has been awarded a $300,000 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP) Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. A public meeting for housing rehabilitation will be held on Thursday, August 15th that will help identify homeowners in the target area that are eligible to receive assistance. The target area includes the following streets and adjacent areas: Grove Pointe Drive Emily Lane Marisa Court Hayden Way Highland Street Cannon...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE SUBMITS CDBG HOUSING GRANT

The City of Thomasville has submitted an application to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that, if awarded, will bring housing improvements to the Fletcherville community. The CDBG program is a federally funded program that focuses on providing resources for livable neighborhoods, economic empowerment and improved housing. “We’ve received CDBG funding previously for this neighborhood, which is being used to provide...



CITY OF THOMASVILLE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CDBG HOUSING GRANT

The City of Thomasville is applying for a 2019 Community Development Block Grant for housing improvements in the Fletcherville neighborhood area. “These grants can potentially be used for home improvement projects like new windows, roofing, and unstable foundations,” said Mollie Powell, City of Thomasville Housing and Zoning Administrator. “The possibilities are exciting- we need the community’s help to enter a successful grant application for consideration.” Several City of...



LESTER STREET REPAIR RESCHEDULED

Work that was expected to begin this week on Fletcher Street has been rescheduled to begin next week. The work is part of a greater project that will improve water and wastewater infrastructure in the Fletcherville community. It is funded by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). Work initially began in the area on December 11th when the contractor for the CDBG project started repairs on...



CDBG PROJECT TO REPAIR SEWER MAINS

UPDATE: Due to the severity of the Fletcher Street repair, work on Lester Street will begin on Monday, December 17th. Thomasville has received a 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which administers the program on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Thomasville was one of 60 Georgia communities awarded this year. Thomasville will utilize this grant for water...



THOMASVILLE RECEIVES $750K FOR WATER/WASTEWATER IMPROVEMENTS

Thomasville has received a 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant in the amount of $750,000 from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), which administers the program on behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Thomasville was one of 60 Georgia communities awarded this year. Thomasville will utilize this grant for water and wastewater improvements. “Strong and prosperous communities help attract businesses and jobs,” said DCA...