PUBLIC HEARING:

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The City of Natchitoches will hold a public hearing at 5 PM on April 24 at the Natchitoches Arts Center on Second Street. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain views on the housing and community development needs of the City and to discuss the submission of an application for funding under the State of Louisiana FY 2018 – FY 2019 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 City for minimizing displaced persons as a result of activities assisted with such funds and the benefits to be provided by the City to persons actually displaced as a result of such activities; and
D.        The City’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 City 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 City.

Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views and proposals until May 9, 2017 in writing to:

City of Natchitoches
Post Office Box 37
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457
Honorable Lee Posey, Mayor

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