Public Hearing – Funding under the State of Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program


Natchitoches Parish Government, Louisiana
The Natchitoches Parish Government will hold a public hearing at 5:30 PM on July 20, 2015, at the Courthouse Council Room. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain views on the housing and community development needs of the Parish and to discuss the submission of an application for funding under the State of Louisiana FY 2016/2017 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) Program.  The following items will be discussed at the hearing:

A. The amount of funds available for proposed community development and housing activities;
B. The range of activities available that may be undertaken, including the estimated amount of funds proposed to be used for activities that will benefit persons of low and moderate incomes;
C. The plans of the Parish for minimizing displaced persons as a result of activities assisted with such funds and the benefits to be provided by the Parish to persons actually displaced as a result of such activities; and
D. The Parish’s past performance on LCDBG projects funded by the State of Louisiana.

All citizens, particularly low and moderate income persons and residents of slum and blighted areas of the Parish are encouraged to attend this meeting.

Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking individuals provided that a three day notice is received by the Parish.

Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views and proposals until August 4, 2015 in writing to:

Natchitoches Parish Government
Post Office Box 799
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71458
Honorable Rick Nowlin, President