Public Hearing Notice - CDBG

The Chesterfield Select Board will hold a Public Hearing regarding the Mass. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) FY18 Program implementation, a budget revision and possible program amendment.  The hearing will take place on September 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Select Board meeting room in the Town Office Building, 422 Main Road. The building is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Any persons needing special accommodations should contact HCDC (296-4536, ext. 115) at least one week prior to the meeting.  All persons or organizations wishing to be heard will be afforded the opportunity.

Public comment is invited on: 


  • Review of the implementation of activities funded under Chesterfield’s FY18 CDBG Program for the communities of Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Peru, Plainfield, and Worthington: Housing Rehabilitation (HR), the Health Outreach Program for Elders run by the HCHC, Hilltown Food Pantry run by the Northampton Survival Center; Childcare Subsidy Program, and the Hilltown Elder Network program.
  • A budget revision is being requested to transfer unspent Planning funds to HR. 
  • A program amendment is being requested to potentially change the HR target area

The general public and representatives of participating towns and organizations with ideas or comments regarding these items should attend to present their views. The Town of Chesterfield, through its Select Board, is the recipient of funds for this program.  HCDC is the grant administrator responsible for oversight and implementation.  For additional information or if you cannot attend the hearing, but have comments you would like to make, write Hilltown CDC, P.O. Box 17, Chesterfield, MA 01012, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.