Box 3, Folder 4, Document 65

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CITY OF .ATLANT.A
OFFICE OF MODEL CITIES PROGRAM
October 17, 1969
673 Capitol Avenue, S .W.
Atlanta, Ga . 30315
404-524-8876
Ivan Allen Jr., Mayor
J. C. Johnson, Director
Mr. Lester Persells
Executive Director
Atlanta Housin~ Authority
824 Hurt Building
Atlanta , Georgia
30303
Dear Mr. Parsells:
Pursuant to the meeting held October 16th, amo~g the representatives
of the Model Cities Agency~ the Atlanta Housing Authority, and the
Mass Convention, Inc., the following actions were proposed ~
1.
That a committee be formed to resolve the difficulties which
have arisen concerning relocation housing in the Model Cities
Area, the C-4 Peoplestown Site and any other problems. This
committee will be composed of representatives of the Model
Cities Agency, the Atlanta Housing Authority, and the Mass
Convention, Inc.
2.
That the Model Cities Agency be responsible for. .f ormulating
and coordinating this committee.
3.
That the Atlanta Housing Authority halt all activity in the
Model Cities Area, except that which cannot be halted because
of legal Qbligations, until the relocation housing problem
has been satisfactorily resolved.
The difficulties discussed at the October 16th meeting indicated
that a committee of this nature is essential if the Model Cities
Program is to proceed as an innovative program with maximum citizen
participation at all stages of the program. It is also essential ,
that this proppsed committee attempt to resolve these difficulties
�Mro Le$ter Persells
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October 17 , 1969
as soon as possible and to open channels of comrntinieatian among
the various groups involved in order that activities in the Model
Cities Area can be resumed as soon as possibleo
Sincerely,
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Johnny C. Johnson
Executive Director
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cc :
Mr. Howard Openshaw, Atlanta Housing Authority
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Jim Heru.ey , Atlanta Housing Authority
Hugh Peterson, J r ., At torney
Lowell Dicke r son , Mode l Citie s Housing Center
Rober t Dok s on , Atl a nta Legal Aid Society

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