News Flash

News Releases

Posted on: August 3, 2020

City seeks feedback on plans for using federal funds

Title page of the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan

The City of Victoria Development Services is seeking feedback from Victoria residents on three plans that will direct how thousands of dollars in federal funding are spent.

The City receives funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for services such as housing; infrastructure; public improvements; neighborhood programs; and public facilities and public service agencies assisting youth, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, people with disabilities and low-income individuals.

Residents can view and provide comments on the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan, which outlines spending priorities for the CDBG program for the next five years; the 2020 Annual Action Plan, which details specific projects that will be completed during the next year; and the 2020-2024 Citizen Participation Plan, which establishes protocols for community involvement in developing and amending both types of plans.

The draft plans may be viewed during business hours at the Victoria Public Library and at the Development Services office at 700 Main Center. They may also be viewed online by visiting the Development Services homepage at and clicking on “Planning Services.” 

Residents may submit comments by emailing to or mailing to “City of Victoria, Attention: Development Services  – CDBG, P.O. Box 1758, Victoria, TX, 77902.” Comments must be received by Aug. 14. Residents will have an additional chance to comment remotely when Development Services presents the draft plans at the Aug. 18 City Council meeting. To learn how to virtually participate in City Council meetings, visit

By law, any and all comments must be addressed in the final plans. If a resident requests a change that cannot be implemented, the final plan will address the request and explain why it could not be implemented.

The CDBG program is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which provides funding to cities based on population size. Residents are reminded that by responding to the 2020 Census, they can have an impact on the amount of funding that Victoria receives in the coming years.

For more information about the CDBG program, email or call 361-485-3360.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

Map showing Riverside Park with closures at Fox Bend, Grover's Bend and John F. Lee Drive

Most of Riverside Park reopens

Posted on: May 28, 2021
Map showing closed areas of Riverside Park. Main roads (McCright Drive and Memorial Drive) are open.

Riverside Park to close Wednesday

Posted on: May 25, 2021
Young kids stand under a water pouring feature at a splash pad

Splash pads to open 7 days a week

Posted on: April 23, 2021
Utility Billing Office exterior

City of Victoria issues boil-water notice

Posted on: February 17, 2021
Elevated view of the Leo J. Welder Center building. A Main Street banner and street art are visible.

City asks for input about downtown

Posted on: January 11, 2021
Assistant City Manager Darrek Ferrell

City of Victoria seeks broadband developer

Posted on: December 15, 2020
A hose-end sprinkler on a bright green lawn.

City needs public to conserve water

Posted on: November 17, 2020
Side-by-side portraits of two women

City of Victoria announces new hires

Posted on: November 17, 2020
Map showing that one block of Main Street is closed from Commercial to Goodwin by the library

Part of Main Street to close

Posted on: November 12, 2020
Map showing road closure on Crestwood Drive from Halsey Street to Ben Jordan Street.

Part of Crestwood Drive to close

Posted on: November 12, 2020
Map showing road closure on Crestwood Drive from Halsey Street to Ben Jordan Street.

Part of Crestwood Drive to close

Posted on: November 9, 2020
Map showing that Crestwood Drive will be closed between Laurent and Azalea.

Part of Crestwood Drive to close Nov. 4

Posted on: November 2, 2020
Jesus Garza

City moves forward with master plans

Posted on: September 22, 2020
Police Patches

City announces chief of police finalists

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Notice of Adopted 2020 Tax Rate

Posted on: September 3, 2020