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Posted on: June 6, 2018

June 1, 2018 - Rental Property Owner Training

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Nearly 50 Chicopee Rental Property Owners participated in a City-sponsored education program.  The three part series provided information and educational materials on tenant selection, fair housing, code compliance, and lead paint laws.  ...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 1, 2018

May 15th, 2018 - Harmony House Tour

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On Tuesday, May 15th, Harmony House Board Members and volunteers toured
the project with Mayor Kos, Gina Kos, and City Councilor Gary Labrie.   The City has provided $7,000 in pre-development funding for a
feasibility study that wi...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 1, 2018

March 2018 - Housing Development - Maple Street

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The federal HOME program provides financing to develop affordable
housing.  This duplex under construction on Maple Street will not only provide safe housing but will increase the City's tax base.  Project is
slated to be completed...

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Community Development
Posted on: February 1, 2018

February 2018 - Non-Profit Facility Improvement Program

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Mayor Kos joined Chicopee Boys and Girls Club Board members and staff for
a tour of the recent renovations.  The Club has created new programming space and renovation of bathrooms.  The project was supported with
Community Developm...

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Community Development
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Action Planning

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Every Year, the Office of Community Development must complete an Annual
Action Plan in order for the City to review CDBG and HOME funds.  These funds total nearly $1,250,000 and are used to support projects such as
Park Improvements, First ...

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Community Development
Posted on: January 1, 2018

January 2018 - Grand Opening - Business Assistance

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On January 30, City Officials, Downtown Business Owners, family and
friends joined to celebrate the opening of Good Works Coffee shop located at 46 Center Street.  The business was assisted with financial
support from the Community Developm...

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Community Development