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DeSoto Parish, Louisiana


The DeSoto Parish Police Jury will hold a public hearing at 11:45 am on March 29, 2017 at the police jury office.The purpose of the meeting is to obtain views on the housing and community development needs of the Parish and to discuss the submission of an application for funding under the State of Louisiana’s FY 2018/2019 Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) Program.

Information regarding the amount of funds available for proposed community development and housing activities; 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; the plans of the Parish for minimizing displaced persons as a result of activities assisted with such funds and the benefits to be provided by the Parish to persons actually displaced as a result of such activities; and the Parish’s past performance on LCDBG projects funded by the State of Louisiana will be presented.

All residents, particularly low and moderate income persons and residents of slum and blighted areas of DeSoto Parish 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 Parish.Those citizens unable to attend this hearing may submit their views and proposals until March 28, 2017, in writing to the President at the following address:DeSoto Parish Police Jury, 101 Franklin Street, Mansfield, LA71052.