City of Columbia Missouri

P.O. BOX 6015


October 14, 2020

CONTACT: Randy Cole
Housing Programs Manager
Community Development
Housing Programs Division
City of Columbia

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) public hearing on housing and community development needs related to COVID-19 to be held October 21

Columbia residents are invited to attend a public hearing to be held on Wednesday, October 21st.  The meeting will be held at City Hall, Council Chambers, 7:00 p.m.  The purpose of this meeting is to receive citizen input on priority housing and community development needs resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The City of Columbia has been awarded an additional $737,588 in Community Development Block Grant funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27, 2020 (CDBG-CV). Funds must be allocated towards CDBG eligible activities that help communities prevent, prepare and respond to the coronavirus.  

Members of the community are encouraged to come and provide public comment regarding community priorities for housing and community development needs resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Contact Randy Cole at for more information.

City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.