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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Public hearing on FY2020 CAPER scheduled for Sept. 21


The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing on the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for fiscal year 2020 at 6 p.m., Sept. 21 in the 2nd Floor West Conference Room of the Busch Municipal Building, 840 N. Boonville. In accordance with ADA and LEP guidelines, if you need special accommodations when attending any City meeting, please notify the City Clerk’s office at 417-864-1443 at least three working days in advance of the scheduled meeting for assistance.  

Following the meeting presentations, any person or organization desiring to comment on the report will be afforded an opportunity to do so. 

In addition to being posted on the City's website, a paper version of the CAPER is available for public review and comment 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 27 in the offices of the City’s Planning and Development Department, which is housed in the Busch Municipal Building, and at any Springfield-Greene County Library branch in the city limits of Springfield. Comments can be emailed to Bob Atchley, [email protected], or by calling 417-864-1031. 

The City of Springfield is required to develop and publish the CAPER on a yearly basis to report how the federal funds from the Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs were used to address the goals and strategies of its Consolidated Plan for its past program year (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).

CAPERS are required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and provide a yearly accounting of Community Development Block Grant and other federal funds allocated toward projects outlined in the City’s five-year Consolidated Plan. Grantees report on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals.  

Previous years’ reports can be reviewed at


For more information, please contact Melissa Haase, assistant director of Public Information and Civic Engagement, at 417-864-1003 or [email protected]

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