Request #20-2362
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Pursuant to the Public Records Act of Louisiana, R.S. 44:1 et seq., I formally request the following documents and information, all public records, as specifically described below.  

You are required to answer this and respond within the delays allowed by law, or not later than five (5) business days from the date of this letter. 

For the period between 4-20-01 through 4-19-21 for each of the (63) properties listed on the attached sheet, please provide copies of the following:

  1. Any grant, subsidy, or loan applications submitted by or on behalf of First Emanuel Baptist Church, First Emanuel Homes of N.O., 1st Emanuel Baptist Church, Recharge Investment Group, New Home Full Gospel Ministries,  New Home Full Gospel Ministries, First Emanuel Baptist Church, New Home Full Gospel Ministries, New Home Full Gospel Ministry, Cabbage Alley Apartments, Robert C. Blakes, and Charles J. Southall.   
  1. Any grant, subsidy, or loan agreement between or among the City of New Orleans and First Emanuel Baptist Church, First Emanuel Homes of NO LP, 1st Emanuel Baptist Church, Recharge Investment Group LLC, New Home Full Gospel Ministries,  New Home Full Gospel Ministries, First Emanuel Baptist Church, New Home Full Gospel Ministries, New Home Full Gospel Ministry, Cabbage Alley Apartments, Robert C. Blakes, and Charles J. Southall.   
  1. Any Regulatory Agreement or Extended Use Agreement, between or among the City of New Orleans and First Emanuel Baptist Church, First Emanuel Homes of NO LP, 1st Emanuel Baptist Church, Recharge Investment Group LLC, New Home Full Gospel Ministries,  New Home Full Gospel Ministries, First Emanuel Baptist Church, New Home Full Gospel Ministries, New Home Full Gospel Ministry, Cabbage Alley Apartments, Robert C. Blakes, and Charles J. Southall.
  1. Any financial, occupancy, tenant income, or other reporting submitted to the City of New Orleans by or on behalf of First Emanuel Baptist Church, First Emanuel Homes of NO LP, 1st Emanuel Baptist Church, Recharge Investment Group LLC, New Home Full Gospel Ministries,  New Home Full Gospel Ministries, First Emanuel Baptist Church, New Home Full Gospel Ministries, New Home Full Gospel Ministry, Cabbage Alley Apartments, Robert C. Blakes, and Charles J. Southall.
  1. For 1-4 above, any notices or any other correspondence between the City of New Orleans and First Emanuel Baptist Church, First Emanuel Homes of NO LP, 1st Emanuel Baptist Church, Recharge Investment Group LLC, New Home Full Gospel Ministries,  New Home Full Gospel Ministries, First Emanuel Baptist Church, New Home Full Gospel Ministries, New Home Full Gospel Ministry, Cabbage Alley Apartments, Robert C. Blakes, and Charles J. Southall

This request is being made in the public interest, and furnishing this information will benefit the public’s understanding of the City’s decisions regarding the subsidizing of or demolition of any of the properties owned by the referenced parties.

If for any reason, this request for information cannot be sent electronically or stored on CD’s, as that term is commonly used, then you are authorized to make copies at a cost of $.50 per copy as per your office policy.  Please inform of us prior to any copying and cost incurrence if in excess of $500. 

If you withhold any documents responsive to this request, please describe the specific material withheld and further specify, in detail, the statutory or administrative basis for withholding it.  All segregable, non-exempt parts of the documents should be provided.  If you deny this request for any reason, and/or because the records are not in your custody or control, pursuant to La. R.S. 44:34, please specify (1) whether a copy of the requested public record is usually located in your office; (2) why the requested public record is absent from your office; (3) when the public record will be returned to your office; (4) the name of anyone that has a copy of the requested public record; and (5) the hours, dates, and location where the requested public record can be viewed.

Please contact me at (504) 866-2798 or nmorris@redmellon.com if you have any questions.  I appreciate your prompt attention and expeditious compliance with this request. 

Addresses of properties owned by the above-referenced entities are:

1203 S.White

1323 S. Rampart

1709 St. Andrew

1811 Carondelet

1815 Carondelet

1901 Carondelet

1924 Dumaine

2931 Dumaine

3338 3rd

3604 3rd

3612 3rd

3616 3rd

1819 Carondelet

1829 Carondelet

1839 Carondelet

912 4th

13800 Hayne Blvd.

1516 Baronne

1526 Baronne

1531 Baronne

1600 Baronne

1601 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1609 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1612 Baronne

1616 Baronne

1616 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1617 Euterpe

1621 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1622 Baronne

1625 Euterpe

1625 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1627 Euterpe

1629 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1630 Baronne

1631 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1700 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1701 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1704 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1705 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1710 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1716 Robert C. Blakes Sr.

1716 Terpsichore

1717 Euterpe

1720 Terpsichore

1723 Euterpe

1726 Terspichore

1727 Euterpe

1730 Terspichore

1731 Euterpe

1819 Terpsichore

2005 Baronne

2103 Baronne

2135 2nd

3214 Burdette

3216 Burdette

3720 S. Broad

3938 Delachaise

4200 S. Broad

13812 Hayne Blvd.

16 Hayne Blvd.

1626 Baronne

1724 Terpsichore

39925 St. Lawrence


Received

April 23, 2020 via mail


Due

April 28, 2020


Departments

Community Development


Requester

Neal Morris


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Mr. Morris:

Records responsive to your request have been compiled and are available for your review.  Please contact the Office of Community Development (Pamela M. Davis, Bureau Chief, Affordable Housing Bureau, Office of Community Development, 1340 Poydras St., 10th Floor, New Orleans, LA  70112, (504) 658-4266 (Office), pmdavis@nola.gov) to schedule an appointment to view the requested records at a mutually convenient day and time at the Bureau's Office.  

On behalf of the custodial department(s), our office has responded to your request and considers this request closed.

City Attorney's Office
City of New Orleans
1300 Perdido St., Ste. 5E03
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-658-9800

May 8, 2020, 11:29am
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May 8, 2020, 11:29am
Request Closed Public

We closed this request after we were unable to obtain additional information from the requester.

May 8, 2020, 10:55am
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April 24, 2020, 9:54am
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Community Development
April 24, 2020, 9:53am
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Request received via mail
April 24, 2020, 9:53am