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Posted on: March 24, 2022


FY 2022 Action Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of East Chicago, IN will hold a virtual public hearing. Pursuant to COVID-19 emergency, and Executive Order 20-09, the public hearing shall take place on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at 5:00 pmvia Zoom video conference. 


The link for access to the public meeting is:


Phone: (312) 626-6799

Meeting ID: 824 2767 0117

Passcode: 911018


The purpose of this public hearing is to discuss the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), in regards to public services, housing, community development, and economic development needs of the City of East Chicago, IN.  This information will be utilized by the City in its preparation of the FY 2022 Annual Action Plan for the period covering July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023.  In order to receive these funds, the City of East Chicago must prepare an Annual Action Plan for the use of the CDBG and HOME funds.  At least 70% of the CDBG funds must benefit low- and moderate-income persons living in the City of East Chicago.  


CDBG Public Service Application for 501(c)(3) Organizations

Available Online: 

Application Available: March 28, 2022

Application Deadline: April 18, 2022 at 12:00 Noon CST


CDBG Public Service: Application Workshops (Virtual)

Session 1: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 10:00am CST or

Session 2: Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 10:00am CST

*Please note that you only have to attend one session*


The link for access to the Application Workshops is:


Phone: (312) 626-6799

Meeting ID: 860 5178 8030

Passcode: 101870


CDBG Public Service: Application Software Training (Virtual)

Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 2:00pm CST


The link for access to the Application Software Training is: 


Phone: (312) 626-6799

Meeting ID: 824 3116 6052

Passcode: q*5E+dK3uQ

Any person(s) requiring special accommodations for the Public Meeting to be held on April 5, 2022, should contact Ms. Lyvette Turk, at (219) 391-8513 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST or via email at by Thursday, March 31, 2022.


All interested citizens are encouraged to attend the virtual public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral and/or written comments concerning the needs of the City of East Chicago and the use of CDBG and HOME funds to address those needs for FY 2022.   Written comments may be addressed to Ms. Lyvette Turk, Community Development Programs Manager, City of East Chicago Department of Redevelopment, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. - 2nd Floor, East Chicago, IN 46312; or Phone: (219) 391-8513; or Fax: (219) 391-7005; or via email at 


Anthony Copeland, Mayor – City of East Chicago, Indiana

Frank Rivera, Executive Director – East Chicago Dept. of Redevelopment

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