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In compliance with the Consolidated Plan for Community Planning & Development (CDBG, HOME, ESG), the City of La Joya will conduct a public hearing to solicit input from interested parties on La Joya’s needs and priorities for the 5-Year Consolidated Plan Urban County Program Years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 (26, 27, 28, 29 & 30).

The overall goals for the Consolidated Plan are to strengthen partnerships with jurisdiction, to extend and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including profit and nonprofit organizations, to enable them to provide decent housing, to establish and maintain a suitable living environment, and to expand economic opportunities for every citizen, particularly for very low income persons.

The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 6:00P.M. at the following location:
 La Joya City Hall
101 N. Leo Avenue
La Joya, Texas 78560

The City of La Joya anticipates a yearly allocation of approximately $278,900.00 based on last year’s allocation.  Listed below is a partial listing of eligible activities:

Public Facilities Needs
    Senior Centers
    Youth Centers
    Neighborhood Facilities
    Parks and Recreation Facilities
    Health Facilities
    Child Care Facilities
    Parking Facilities

Infrastructure Improvement Needs
    Flood Drain Improvements
    Water Improvements
    Sewer Improvements
    Street Improvements

Public Service Needs
    Senior Services
    Handicapped Services
    Youth Services
    Child Care Services


Economic Development Needs
    Technical Assistance

Lead-Based Paint/Hazard Abatement

Code Enforcement

Emergency Shelter Needs

Housing Needs

Community Planning

Program Administration

Accommodations for individuals with handicaps shall be provided upon request.

Las presentaciones se haran en español para aquellas personas que asi lo deseen.

For more information, please come by our office or call (956-581-7002).  Written comments can be forwarded to:

Mayor J.A. “Fito” Salinas
City of La Joya
101 N. Leo Avenue
La Joya, Texas 78560

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