** REVISION **
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Urban Affairs
TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Monday, August 20, 2018
Bagby Street, Houston, TX
The Urban Affairs Committee will meet in the Houston City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Houston City Hall, to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:
In remembrance of the one year anniversary week of Hurricane Harvey.
· Monitor housing needs in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey and related flooding, including:
a. The local, state, and federal governments' responses to short-term and long-term housing needs for those displaced by the storm; and
b. Changes in affordable and low-income housing needs in affected areas.
· Make recommendations to improve and accelerate the response to existing and future housing
needs related to Hurricane Harvey and future natural disasters, including:
a. The viability of set-asides under current state and federal programs to address natural disaster-related contingencies; and
b. How best to rebuild and revitalize impacted communities to mitigate future disaster-related damage.
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*Due to time constraints, testimony will end at 1:30 PM.
** See Committee Coordinator for previous
NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.