BJ 08-65

Community Development Block Grant Funds

WHEREAS, the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C.A. §5301, et seq ., as amended, authorizes the state of Louisiana to receive and administer Community Development Block Grant (hereafter “CDBG”) funds for “nonentitlement areas”, which are also known as “small cities”;

WHEREAS, to receive these funds, a state must prepare a single consolidated plan and take responsibility for any funds distributed pursuant to the plan; and

WHEREAS, the Division of Administration is both a fiscal and an administrative arm of the executive branch of the state of Louisiana;

NOW THEREFORE, I, BOBBY JINDAL, Governor of the state of Louisiana, by virtue of the authority vested by the Constitution and the laws of the state of Louisiana, do hereby order and direct as follows:

SECTION 1: The Division of Administration shall continue to be the recipient of CDBG funds.

SECTION 2: The Office of Community Development, within the Division of Administration, shall administer the CDBG funds in accordance with the terms of the single consolidated plan.

SECTION 3: This Order is effective upon signature and shall continue in effect until amended, modified, terminated, or rescinded by the governor, or terminated by operation of law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand officially and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of Louisiana, at the Capitol, in the city of Baton Rouge, on this 22nd day of August, 2008.

Bobby Jindal

Jay Dardenne
Secretary of State