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ORCA Public Hearing Print
Monday, August 31 2009, 2:00am - 4:00pm Hits : 1888

TO:                         All Interested Parties

FROM:                  Oralia Cardenas, Director, Disaster Recovery Program

DATE:                    August 7, 2009

SUBJECT:             Hurricanes Dolly/Ike Action Plan Amendment for Additional Disaster Funding

The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) in cooperation with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) invites you to attend an upcoming public hearing (listed below) to obtain comments on a draft amendment (for the administration of over $1.7 billion) to the current Plan for Disaster Recovery, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriation Act, 2009, Public Law 110-329 (Dolly/Ike Action Plan) document related to the issuance of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding for Dolly/Ike disaster recovery efforts. Comments of the distribution of funding for ?necessary expenses related to disaster relief, long-term recovery, and restoration of infrastructure, housing and economic revitalization in the areas affected by hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters occurring during 2008? are requested at this time. This specifically includes communities impacted by Hurricanes Dolly and Ike.

Under the proposed Action Plan amendment ORCA will request HUD approve an amendment to the CDBG Dolly/Ike Action Plan disaster relief efforts.  ORCA encourages your comments and participation either through attendance at a public hearing or in writing. 

Written comments should be submitted by mail, e-mail, or fax by September 14, 2009 to:

Attention: Disaster Recovery Division, P.O. Box 17900, Austin, TX 78760-7900

Fax: 512/936-0356 E-Mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it










 Texas Regional Planning Commission


Homer E. Nagel

Meeting Room





2210 Eastex Freeway

Beaumont, TX 77703



August 31, 2009

2:00 p.m. ? 4:00 p.m.







County Commissioners Courtroom


219 West First Street, Groveton, TX 75845


September 1, 2009

10:00 a.m. ? 12:00 p.m.























































Location: SETRPC Homer E. Nagel Room
Contact: For more information, please call the ORCA Disaster Recovery Division at 512/936-0934 or Toll Free at 800/544-2042.
www.orca.state.tx.us Additional information regarding ORCA and a copy of the proposed amendment (will be available on August 13, 2009) to the Dolly/Ike Action Plan can be found on the web by visiting ORCA?s webpage: www.orca.state.tx.us