NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC COMMENT
CITY OF BATON ROUGE & PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE
SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE 2016 ACTION PLAN
The City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton
Rouge Office of Community Development is undertaking the planning
process for submission of a substantial amendment to its 2016 Action
Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
According to the City-Parish 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and the Public
Participation Plan the addition of new projects and activities through
the obligation of previously uncommitted funds requires a substantial
amendment allowing for a public notice and review period seeking public
Substantial Amendment will be posted on City-Parish
Office of Community Development web site at
http://ci.baton-rouge.la.us/dept/ocd/ and will be available for
review on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Citizen comments will be
accepted for inclusion in the substantial amendment between
Thursday, August 10, 2017 and Thursday, September 10, 2017 and can
be submitted to:
City of Baton Rouge – Parish of East Baton Rouge
Office of Community Development
P.O. Box 1471
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: (225) 389-3039 TDD: (225) 389-3082
Fax: (225) 389-3939
A public hearing for the purpose of soliciting public comments on the Substantial Amendment will be held during the regularly scheduled City-Parish Metropolitan Council Meeting at the City-Parish Governmental Building, 222 St. Louis St., Baton Rouge,
3rd Floor Council Chamber on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 4:00p.m.
Persons requiring special assistance or accommodations at
the public hearing should contact Anita Lockett at (225) 389-3039 (voice) or
(225) 389-3082 (TDD) at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing.
Draft Action Plan 2017
We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because
of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.