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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Public Hearing

Public Hearing 092418

THE STATE OF TEXAS      


COUNTY OF HARRIS  

      

CITY OF LA PORTE                       



PUBLIC HEARING


TEXAS GENERAL LAND OFFICE (TXGLO) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT DISASTER RECOVERY (CDBG-DR) PROGRAM


            The City of La Porte will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on September 24, 2018, at the City Hall Council Chambers, 604 W Fairmont Parkway, La Porte, TX 77571, regarding Harris County’s Method of Distribution (MOD) for the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Round 1 funds for the Hurricane Harvey and the allocation of $3,472,757 to the city.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated Harris County $1.115 billion in CDBG-DR funding through the Texas General Land Office (GLO) and has developed a MOD to allocate funding to local cities.  The City is seeking input on the community needs resulting from the Hurricane Harvey and the projects needed to assist with recovery within the city. Citizens are encouraged to attend this public hearing to discuss non-housing, community development needs, available funding, eligible activities, past use of funds, development of GLO CDBG-DR application(s), and local efforts to affirmatively further fair housing. Public comments will be accepted in the Office of the City Secretary at the above address from today until October 19, 2018.


            Citizens wishing to address the Council, pro or con, during the Public Hearing, will be required to sign in before the meeting is convened.


CITY OF LA PORTE



Patrice Fogarty

City Secretary


THIS FACILITY HAS DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS AVAILABLE.  REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR INTERPRETIVE SERVICES AT MEETINGS SHOULD BE MADE 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE MEETING.  PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY SECRETARY’S OFFICE AT 281-471-5020 OR TDD LINE 281-471-5030 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


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