Box 4, Folder 14, Document 108

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-A RESOLUTION
B Y THE CITIZENS A DVISORY COMMITTEE FOR URBAN RENEWAL OF THE
CITY OF ATLANTA
INFOR MING THE U NITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF
H OUSING AND UR BAN DEVELOPMENT OF THE EXTREME
DISAPPOINTMENT OF TI-JIS COMM I TTEE O VER ANNO UNCED
CUTBAC K IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR T HE 197 0 NEIGHBORH O OD D EVELOPMENT PR OGRAM ; AND POINTING OU T THE
DISAST ER OUS EFFE C T SU C H EXTE NSIVE CUT BACK WILL
HAVE O N A TLANTA 1 S NEIGHBORHOOD .DEVELOPME N T
PROGRAM , COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION AND CITI ZE N
MORAL IN THE AFFECTED A.REAS;
WHER EAS , this Committee ha s been informed that onl y $24, 000 , 000
has be en establ ished as avail abl e fo r the sec o nd year 1 s acti vity of the six
Neighborhood D evelopment Program.s now u nde r way i n R egion III, which
amount equa ls only 4 5 . 9% of the a1nount allocated for the first y ear 1 s activity
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for the s ix program s ; and
WHER EAS , we h ave also been informed tha t pri orities for t he local
Neighbo rhoo d D eveloprnent Progra1n should be a r r anged so a s t o call for acti vity
o n l y in areas _which were included in the NDP first · yea r; and
WHEREAS , neither of these f a ctors was m a de known l ocally until after
the City of Atlanta h a d prepa red its extensive propo se d Neighbor h ood lJeveiopmenL
P rogr am for 1970; and
WHEREAS , Atlanta h as esta bli s h e d a r .ep_uta tion for effectively t a king
advantage of, and participating i n , H U D assi sted p_r og_r a m s for C o1nmunity
Improvement; and
WHER EAS, thi s propo sed dra s tic cutba ck in Federal funding in the
N eighborhoo d Devel opment Pr o gram , w ilL seriousl y effect citi zen e nthusiastic
p ar ticipa tion and moral in the affected ar.eas=.
N OW, THEREFORE-, BE. IT RESOLVED .by the Citizens Advisory
Comm ittee for Urban Renewal of the City of _Atla nta, that thi s C omm i ttee is
v er y di sappointed ove r the propo se d di· as tic cutback-in ·the N e ighborhood
D e v e lopme nt Program ; wi s h es to so info.r m the D e p a rtrn.e nt of Housing and U r b a n
D evelopment; a nd urges that ·every possibl e cons ide ration b e given Atlanta i n
futur e funding for ~DP.
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�BE IT FU RTHE R R ES OLV E D b y the Citi ze n s Advis o r y Comrnittee for
Urban Renewal tha t copies o f t hi s Re s olu t i on b e fu r ni s h e d t h e Se c r e t a r y of t h e
Departm e n t of Hou s i ng a nd Ur b a n D e v e l opn1e nt of the Un i te d St a t es ; a nd the
R egiona l Adrn ini strator . Reg i on III, of H U D .
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Official:
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Jo:.-:?;;l ·
M a lcolm D.
E xe cuti v e D ire ctor
Citizens Ad vi s ory Committee for
Urban R e n e w a l
Thi s the 21 s t Da y of Nove mber 1969
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