Franklin County looking for YOUR input on Community Development Block Grant projects and budget

11 October 2023- The Franklin County Commissioners invite residents to offer feedback and comments on proposed projects and budget for Franklin County’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for fiscal year 2023. A public hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Franklin County Administration Building at 272 N. Second St., Chambersburg. Details on projects and the budget are available on the Franklin County website,

All interested residents, groups and organizations are encouraged to attend this public hearing and will be afforded the opportunity to present oral testimony and/or present written comments concerning proposed projects, eligible CDBG activities and how those needs may be addressed by the use of CDBG funds. Details on CDBG goals and eligible activities are available at Written comments may be submitted to the Franklin County Planning Department at 272 N. Second St., Chambersburg, PA 17201, or by email, All written comments must be received by Oct. 25.

Those wishing to participate in the public hearing can attend either in person or virtually. To attend virtually, contact the Planning Department at 717-261-3855 or Special accommodations will be made for those with disabilities and/or persons with limited English proficiency. Those requiring special accommodations should contact the Planning Department 72 hours prior to the hearing by calling 717-261-3855. Individuals with hearing and/or speech impairments may contact the county through the Pennsylvania telecommunications relay services at 1-800-654-5984 or by dialing 711.

Additional information about Pennsylvania’s CDBG program is available on the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development website,