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12 10, 2020

UCDD Adds COVID Response Coordinator to Staff Roster

2020-10-12T16:17:43+00:00October 12th, 2020|Economic & Community Development, UCDD News|0 Comments

UPPER CUMBERLAND — The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) continues to add to its skilled staff. Recently, UCDD hired Kim England to serve as a Response Coordinator to assist with COVID-19 recovery efforts; serving as a point of contact between city and county mayors, local governments, and UCDD’s Economic and Community Development (ECD) and Small [...]

16 06, 2020

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment: June 17-23, 2020

2020-06-16T14:43:45+00:00June 16th, 2020|Economic & Community Development, Housing Public Notices|0 Comments

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment Review and Comment: June 17-23, 2020 https://thda.org/research-planning/consolidated-planning   The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant [...]

7 04, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Center Hill RPO

2020-04-07T18:55:41+00:00April 7th, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development|0 Comments

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be a pilot to determine if this program will benefit rural communities and to further develop the process. 2020 Applications must [...]

7 04, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Dale Hollow RPO

2020-04-07T18:56:30+00:00April 7th, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be a pilot to determine if this program will benefit rural communities and to further develop the process. 2020 Applications must [...]

2 04, 2020

Update on Public Hearings

2020-04-02T15:40:48+00:00April 2nd, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development|0 Comments

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND RELEASE OF THE 2020-2024 STATE OF TENNESSEE CONSOLIDATED PLAN AND 2020-2021 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS March 4 – April 20, 2020 Important Changes to the Dates and Format of the 2020-2024 Tennessee Consolidated Plan Public Hearings: Due to new protocols to mitigate the spread of [...]

1 10, 2019

April is Fair Housing Month

2019-10-01T19:00:24+00:00October 1st, 2019|ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices|0 Comments

NASHVILLE, TN - Annually the Tennessee Human Rights Commission (THRC) along with national fair housing organizations, fair housing advocates and communities across the country celebrate April as Fair Housing Month. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. In response to this national tragedy President Lyndon Johnson marshalled his resources to speed [...]

6 08, 2019

Smith County Leadership Class of 2018 Awarded TN Arts Commission Arts Build Communities Grant for Mural Installation

2019-08-06T14:58:33+00:00August 6th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Tennessee Arts Commission and the Upper Cumberland Development District are pleased to announce that Leadership Opportunity of Smith County has completed a project with the Arts Build Communities Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Leadership Opportunity of Smith County applied $1,155.50 in grant funds for a mural installation in Carthage which was matched by [...]

17 07, 2019

THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

2019-07-17T19:01:13+00:00July 17th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Tenn. (July 11, 2019) – Van Buren County and the City of Spencer have each secured a $375,000 HOME program grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to help local families with home repairs.   “With these funds, we have the opportunity to make a significant improvement in the quality of [...]

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