LEBANON, OH -- The State of Ohio seeks to update its distribution plan of Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds.  

To meet the requirements and to stay in compliance with Public Law 105-285, Title II, Section 676(a)(2)(B), (42 U.S.C. 9901 et seq) and Ohio Revised Code Sections 122.69 and 122.701, two consecutive public hearings will be held to: 

  1. Revise the service area and CSBG funding allocation of Miami Valley Community Action Partnership (MVCAP) and 
  2. Officially designate Warren County Community Services, Inc. (WCCS) as a Community Action Agency to receive the CSBG funding allocation and provide services in Warren County, Ohio. 

The Ohio Department of Development (Development), Community Services Division, Office of Community Assistance is the designated state CSBG administering agency.

Development will host the public hearing seeking input on the proposed revision on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or until all testimony has been received. 

Immediately following, Development will hold a second public hearing seeking input on the proposed designation.

The hearings will take place at the Warren County Administration Building – Commissioners’ Office, 406 Justice Drive, Room 350, Lebanon, OH 45036. In the case of inclement weather that causes the building to be closed on Jan. 24, 2024, the public hearings will be held on the alternate date, Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, beginning at 10 a.m.

You may register to join:

If you would like to provide written feedback prior to the public hearing, please email 

Thank you in advance for taking the opportunity to provide valuable feedback.

The Ohio Department of Development is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. 

To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability please contact the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible.

  • ADA Coordinator: Ben Machado, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Phone: 614-752-4831 TTY: 711-1-614-752-4831
  • Phone/Text: 614-715-6888 Fax: 614-644-9030
  • Email: 
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