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  1. 1. St. Tammany Parish Government Office of Social Services 510 East Boston Street Covington, Louisiana 70433 985-898-3074 [email_address] Community Development  Projects Programs Planning presented by:
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome to Community Development Day!   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for joining us this afternoon.  </li></ul><ul><li>Your input is important to the success of St. Tammany Parish's Community Development Block Grant Program. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Today's meeting agenda includes: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Development Day Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding the Citizen Participation Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Questions and Comments </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Community Development Day Purpose           Community Development Day in St. Tammany Parish is part of a national celebration of Community Development Week: April 12-18, 2009.
  4. 4. Community Development Day Purpose     Community Development Week was started by NCDA (National Community Development Association) 23 years ago to focus local and national attention on the programs and projects funded by HUD (the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development) through the CDBG ( Community Development Block Grant) program .
  5. 5. Community Development Day Purpose           Community Development Day is an invitation to the residents, non-profits and businesses of St. Tammany to become involved with the direction that CDBG funded programs will take in the future. 
  6. 6. Community Development Day Purpose             Public participation is encouraged at all stages of planning for CDBG funds and activities.
  7. 7.   Understanding the Citizen Participation Process     St. Tammany Parish maintains a Citizen Participation Plan that describes the methods to be used for engaging the public in CDBG planning.
  8. 8.   Understanding the Citizen Participation Process Copies of the Citizen Participation Plan are available at this meeting and on the Parish website at http://www.stpgov.org under the Dept. of Social Services.
  9. 9. St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs       St. Tammany Parish received just over $1 million in CDBG funds beginning in October of 2008.   2008 was the first year that St. Tammany Parish qualified for CDBG funds as an &quot;urban county (parish).&quot;
  10. 10. St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Installation of cost-effective measures to reduce home energy consumption in homes of low-income residents. </li></ul></ul>Repairs On Wheels Program
  11. 11. St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs Infrastructure for the Groves <ul><ul><li>Construction of interior streets, water, sewer, utilities, etc. in support of an affordable housing development near Covington. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs Alton Sewer Collection Project <ul><ul><li>Construction of a sewer collection system for approximately 80 households in the Alton neighborhood near Slidell. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. St. Tammany Parish Community Development Projects & Programs CDBG Stimulus Project: Blighted Housing Demolition <ul><ul><li>Demolition of abandoned, blighted buildings in St. Tammany Parish. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Public Questions and Comments     <ul><ul><li>Please state your name before asking questions or providing comments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are here representing a non-profit, business, or other organization, please also state the name of your organization . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions and Comments may also be emailed to [email_address] . </li></ul></ul>

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