Hancock County Long Term Recovery Committee to Merge with
Housing Resource Center
GCN Filed 10/20/07
The Hancock County Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) Board of
Directors is considering a merger with the Hancock County Housing Resource
Center (previously known as the Housing One Stop).
At the October 17 Board meeting, a resolution was passed
unanimously supporting the merger, pending input from the general
membership of the Long Term Recovery Committee. A General
Membership Meeting will be held on Monday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m. at
the new location of the Long-term Recovery Committee (the Hancock Chamber
office at 412 Highway 90, Suite 6 in Bay St. Louis). The purpose of this
meeting is to gain input from members of the committee regarding this
The Long-Term Recovery Office is also being relocated to the offices of
the Hancock Chamber of Commerce. The Hancock Chamber offices currently
house the Hancock County Community Development Foundation, the SBA
Disaster assistance office, the Bucks Mont Katrina Project, The Arts
Hancock County and the Hancock County Housing Resource Center. The
location is 412 Highway 90, Suite 6 in Bay St. Louis.
In related news, Jay Huffstatler has resigned as the Executive Director of
the Long-Term Recovery Committee and has accepted a position with the Gulf
Coast Community Foundation working with the administration of the
Hurricane Recovery Fund. . The Board has appointed Sherry-Lea Bloodworth
as the interim director of the LTRC.