Bogalusa Public Notice: October 30th hearing

Published 3:56 am Wednesday, October 25, 2023

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The City of Bogalusa will hold a public hearing at 6:00 p.m. on October 30, 2023.
The hearing will be held at the City Hall located at 202 Arkansas Avenue, Bogalusa, LA 70427.
The purpose of the meeting is to obtain views on the community development needs of the City of Bogalusa and to discuss the submission of an application for funding under the State of Louisiana FY 2024/2025 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 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 meet the State Program’s National Objective: to benefit persons of low and moderate income, slum and blight properties and urgent need.
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 residents, particularly low and moderate income persons and residents of blighted properties of the City of Bogalusa are encouraged to attend this meeting.
Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and non-English speaking individuals provided that three day notice is received by the City.
Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views and proposals until October 30, 2023 in writing to: City of Bogalusa, P. O. Drawer 1179, Bogalusa, LA 70429-1179.