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Community Development Division has been folded into Community Services Division.

Programs contribute to Community SustainabilityWith the help of members of the community, Carrollton has realized many successes in increasing community sustainability.

Community Development Block Grant 

The City annually receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program to help fund activities designed to assist Carrollton residents of low- and moderate-income people.

Neighborhood Advisory Commission

The Neighborhood Advisory Commission, or NAC, advises the City Council on matters relating to the Community Development Block Grant Program. The Commission also receives Neighborhood Enhancement Matching Grant Program proposals from neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Enhancement Matching Grant Program

This grant program is aimed at providing assistance to neighborhood organizations on projects that improve the aesthetic appeal of the community. Matching grant amounts of up to $5,000 per neighborhood per year can be approved for projects that improve the public areas of a neighborhood.

Neighborhood Association Registration

Significant component of the community are neighborhoods and the various organizations that represent them. Through the registration process, neighborhoods become eligible to apply for a Neighborhood Enhancement Matching Grant and receive other assistance from the City.

Neighborhood Resources

Interested in starting a neighborhood organization? Does your organization wish to create a newsletter or Web site? Neighborhood resources can provide an abundance of information, ranging from how to start a neighborhood association to finance, crime watch to recruitment.

N.O.T.I.C.E. Program

Neighborhood Oriented Targeted Infrastructure and Code Enforcement, or N.O.T.I.C.E., allows the City to place an emphasis on improving the infrastructure of the neighborhoods most in need by targeting resources for the designs and implementation of all necessary street, alley, sidewalk, water and sewer line projects in Carrollton's neighborhoods.

Minor Home Repair Program

The City of Carrollton’s Minor Home Repair Program is funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). These funds are awarded to the City of Carrollton by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This program is designed to improve the sustainability of Carrollton and make the homes of those needing assistance safer and healthier.

News
The event will include a ribbon cutting at Jimmy Porter Park (1871 Sherwood Lane), and a community picnic in the park with free hot dogs, City information booths, and a chance to mingle with Carrollton’s elected officials, all to celebrate the accomplishments of the Hill ‘N Dale NOTICE Program.
The 3rd annual Carrollton Trails 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 8 a.m. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category.
Various lanes of southbound Interstate 35E, between Luna and Crosby Roads, and the entrance and exit ramps from southbound I-35E to Belt Line Road will be closed nightly from Monday, April 14 through Wednesday, April 16 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
A recent study by Movato Real Estate Blog ranked Carrollton, Texas as the twelfth happiest mid-sized City in America based on personal safety, homeownership rate, education, income, convenience of amenities and various stress factors.
Last updated: 12/19/2013 10:26:52 AM