Black Jack to Hold Public Hear on Block Grant Funds
The City of Black Jack will hold a public hearing Tuesday, June 5 to discuss the allocation of $20,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds, which will become available after Jan. 1, 2013.
The public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 5, at Black Jack City Hall, 12500 Old Jamestown Road.
To further its commitment to fair and equitable treatment of all citizens, the City of Black Jack has enacted and/or enforces the following:
• A Fair Housing Ordinance prohibiting unlawful discrimination against any person because of race, sex, color, religion, disability, familial status or national origin;
• A Policy of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its federally assisted programs or activities;
• A Policy of Equal Opportunity to Participate in municipal programs and services regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, familial status, national origin or political affiliation;
• A requirement for bidding on CDBG activities that promotes employment opportunities created by HUD funding and that these opportunities be afforded low-income community residents and business.
If you would like information regarding the above polices or if you believe you have been unlawfully discriminated against, contact the City Clerk at (314) 355-0400 any municipal official or employee who has been designated to coordinate compliance with equal employment opportunity requirements referenced above.
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