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County to host more meetings on viable urban communities
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August 03, 2014 08:24 AM | 1782 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Fulton County has added four additional public meetings to allow more public input into the process of planning and preparing its five-year consolidated planning document to determine the needs of the community in developing viable urban communities. The plan provides decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanded economic opportunities principally for low- and moderate- income persons.

The consolidated planning process uses community development block grant, HOME investment partnership program and emergency solution grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The final consolidated plan document will describe the county’s plan to pursue the goals for all community planning and development programs serving Fulton communities outside of the cities of Atlanta, Roswell and Sandy Springs utilizing these federal grant dollars from HUD.

The county wants public input in order to achieve the prioritization of the needs and goals by using approved processes for public input. Citizen comments are needed to help determine these priorities for Fulton over the next five years.

Four meetings were held in July and four more will take place later this month, all from 6 to 8 p.m.: Tuesday at the South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road in College Park; Aug. 11 at the Northeast Spruill Oaks Library, 9560 Spruill Road in Johns Creek; Aug. 12 at the Southwest Branch Library, 3665 Cascade Road in Atlanta; and Aug. 14 at the North Fulton Service Center, 7741 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.

Additional meetings may be added if needed to increase public participation, and will be posted on the on the Fulton website, www.fultoncountyga.gov.

Information: Linda Callaway, (404) 613-8087

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