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Public Notice: Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation Program (CDBG-MIT)

Updated: Oct 19, 2022

Notice is hereby given that the American Samoa Government solicits citizen input on the Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) initial draft of its Action Plan through the Department of Commerce. The American Samoa Government will receive $1,470,000 due to Disaster Recovery 4357. The main purpose of this public notice is to inform the public that the program funds will go towards Infrastructure Activity, the Fagaima Drainage System Project to address the unmet disaster recovery needs of Tropical Cyclone Gita, and how the funds will be spent to support this. All citizens are welcome to provide comments on the Action Plan.

Public comments on the CDBG-Mitigation Action Plan are welcome within the 45-day comment period as required, beginning on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, and ending on Friday, October 28, 2022. Comments must be received no later than Friday, October 28, 2022, at 4:00 p.m.

Further information about the Action Plan and regarding this notice may be obtained by contacting Agnes Lamositele, CDBG-DR/CDBG-MIT Coordinator, at 684-633-5155 or by email at

Comments will only be accepted through email.

Please address comments to:

Ms. Agnes Lamositele, CDBG-DR/Mit Project Coordinator

Department of Commerce A.P. Lutali Executive Office Building, 2nd Floor

Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799

CDBG Mit Initial Draft Action Plan
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A Post Release Public Hearing on the CDBG-Mitigation Action Plan will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, October 27, 2022. Please contact Agnes Lamositele for more information.


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