Department of Economic Development seeks public feedback on plan for spending

$41 million in disaster mitigation funds

JEFFERSON CITY – The Department of Economic Development (DED) is seeking public comment on a draft Action Plan outlining how the state will spend $41 million in Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) funding allocated to Missouri by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These funds represent an opportunity for the state to assist areas impacted by the 2017 floods with the implementation of projects that will help communities mitigate and reduce future disaster risks.
The draft Action Plan is available for review on DED’s CDBG-Mitigation website at:
Printed copies of the Action Plan can be requested by calling 844-847-0499.

Public comment may be submitted in the following ways:
• By Email to
• By Mail to Attn: MO CDBG-MIT, to P.O. Box 118 Harry S. Truman Building Jefferson City, MO 65102
• In-person at a public hearing

Four public hearings will be held during the week of March 16 to receive additional public input. More information about the hearings will be announced once the dates and locations are confirmed.