Gustav/Ike Recovery Draft Application Plan, Community Development Block Grant Funding Public Hearing:
The Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, Department of Planning and Zoning has received notice that Terrebonne Parish will receive at least $67,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to assist in rebuilding the parish after the hurricanes and $10,000,000 specifically for affordable rental housing in the Parish. There will be a second round of funding in the future that could be as much as $55,000,000.
The Parish is required to develop a plan for spending these funds. The plan will be presented to the Council for approval on May 13th, 2009.
May 13, 2009
8026 Main Street
For more information call Jennifer Gerbasi at (985) 873-6565. A copy of the draft will be available at 8026 Main Street, Suite 402, Houma, Louisiana 70360 or on the Council Agenda.
Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government encourages the participation of minorities, non-English speaking persons, the disabled, low-income persons, the elderly, residents of public housing developments, community-based organizations, and all others. Those persons who wish to participate but may be hindered by disabilities or who are non-English speaking are urged to notify the Planning and Zoning Department at least three days in advance of the meeting so that special arrangements can be made. A TDD device is available for the hearing impaired. Citizens wishing to participate that are unable to attend the hearing may submit written correspondence via e-mail or U.S. Postal Service to the addresses listed above.
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