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Woodbury Public Meeting: Fair Housing

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 1:02pm

CITY OF WOODBURY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Woodbury is co-hosting a public meeting to review the preliminary findings of the Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing (AI). The Fair Housing Implementation Council, in cooperation with the cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Plymouth, St. Paul, Woodbury and the counties of Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington and Carver, has contracted with Western Economic Services to conduct a metro-wide analysis of barriers to fair housing and issues of discrimination in housing. This fair housing planning is required of communities that receive certain funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The final report will identify specific barriers to fair housing and propose recommendations and time frames for addressing these items. The document is available at http://www.ci.woodbury.mn.us/planning/fairhousing.pdf.

The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. at Woodbury City Hall, 8301Valley Creek Road in the Ash and Birch Conference Rooms.

The purpose of the hearing is to provide citizens the opportunity to comment on the AI and any impediments to fair housing that it identifies. Individual citizens or representatives of organizations are encouraged to submit written comments prior to the hearing.

All interested parties will be heard.

Dated this 5th day of August 2009.

Dwight W. Picha

Community Development Director

The City of Woodbury is subject to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public entities. The City is committed to full implementation of the Act to our services, programs, and activities. Information regarding the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the City Administrator's office at 651-714-3523. Auxiliary aids for disabled persons are available upon request at least 72 hours in advance of an event. Please call the ADA Coordinator at 651-714-3523 (TDD 651-714-3568) to make arrangements.

(Published in the Woodbury Bulletin on Wednesday, August 12, 2009.)