House Representative

White, James

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/15/2017

General Land Office Public Comment on State Action Plan

(Austin, TX) - State Representative James White urges Newton county to provide input to the General Land Office (GLO) regarding the 2016 Texas Floods and Storms State Action Plan.

The GLO’s Community Development and Revitalization program is overseeing the administration of money in the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the recovery efforts.

The State Action Plan Draft is publicly posted for comment until March 27th at 5pm. Please submit comments to CDR@GLO.TEXAS.GOV or mail to the following:

Texas General Land Office
Community Development and Revitalization
Attn: Ellen Kinsey
P.O. Box 12873
Austin, TX 78711-2873

“It is imperative that Newton county has a voice in this action plan. The 14 day public comment period will allow the GLO to consider public input before their submission of the plan to HUD for approval,” said Rep. White.


contact: Shawn Dunn