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Exploring the PIER Program for Community Recovery After Fires

If you're eager to learn more about the Planning, Infrastructure, and Economic Revitalization (PIER) program, you're in the right place.

Program Overview:
The PIER program plans to allocate $13.8 million in Community Development Block Grant funds to aid the recovery of the community after the Almeda and South Obenchain Fires. The primary focus is on addressing the critical business and economic needs in Jackson County. The funds are strategically directed towards supporting business recovery, stimulating commercial development, and attracting new businesses to the region.

Accessing Further Details:
For comprehensive information, read more at the following PIER Grant page, hosted by the Jackson County Community Long Term Recovery Group. Additionally, upcoming meeting dates for the PIER Selection Committee are outlined below.

Meeting Dates and Locations:
  • Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Format: Hybrid - In-person at City of Phoenix City Hall Council Chambers or Remote via ZOOM at [ZOOM Link]

Key Dates:
  • February 16, 2024: Deadline for Selection Committee members to complete scoring matrices. Public review of matrices will be available on the LTRG website. [Zoom link]
  • March 7, 2024: Meeting for selection decisions. The committee will make final decisions based on discussions, presentations, and scoring matrices. [Zoom link]

For More Information:
Explore additional details about the PIER program at [www.jccltrg.org/pier-grant-application/].