NOTICE TO CITIZENS IN THE CITY OF UNIONTOWN
OPPORTUNITY FOR WORK
The City of Uniontown has received a $201,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Kansas
Department of Commerce to conduct Natural Gas Districution System Improvements located in the City of
This grant will provide the City of Uniontown the opportunity to search for eligible local citizens interested
in participating in the project. Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended
through 1994, provides that to the greatest extent feasible, preference for economicopportunities will be
given to citizens in the City of Uniontown who are determined to be low- to moderate- income individuals.
A low- to moderate- income individual can be calculated by documenting household income of less than
80 percent of the county median income. Opportunities such as job training and employment that arise
through this Community Development Block Grant project will be directed toward City residents.
Contractors can be eligible for a Section 3 contract as awarded in connection with CDBG projects if they
meet one of the following definitions:
• Business is owned by 51 percent or more Section 3 residents;
• Business employs Section 3 residents in full-time positions;
• Businesses who subcontract with other businesses that provide economic opportunity to
Section 3 residents.
Section 3 requirements apply to the City as a grantee, if the project activity is $200,000 or more, and to all
contractors and subcontracts over $ 100,000 or more if the $200,000 threshold is met.
If you wish to determine if you qualify, or have an interest in serving as a subcontractor for this project
please contact Sally Johnson, 206 Sherman, Uniontown, 620-756-4742.
If you are interested in job training or other employment resources, please contact:
KANSASWORKS services at 1-877-509-6757