Friday, October 11, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public hearings on disaster mitigation funds planned for Oct. 14-16

Oct 11, 2019

ReBuild NC will hold three public hearings next week to receive public comments on how North Carolina plans to use $168 million in Community Development Block Grant–Mitigation funding allocated to the state by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Interactive sessions and presentations planned for the hearings will explain what mitigation is and how the funding may be used. For those who cannot attend a hearing, written public comments may be submitted by email to or by mail to P.O. Box 110465, Durham, NC 27709. For more information, visit the ReBuild NC website.

WHO: ReBuild NC, the state’s long-term disaster recovery program administered by the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency

WHAT: Public hearings on use of federal disaster mitigation funds

WHEN: Oct. 14-16; doors open at 6 p.m. and presentations start at 6:30 p.m.


Monday, Oct. 14
Robeson Community College
A.D. Lewis Auditorium (Building 15)
5160 Fayetteville Road 
Lumberton, NC 28360

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Edgecombe Community College 
Keihin Auditorium
2009 W. Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886

Wednesday, Oct. 16
Grover C. Fields Middle School
Performing Arts Center
2000 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
New Bern, NC 28560