Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Coastal Plains Regional Commission Project Files
Scope and Contents
This series consists of: (1) feasibility studies, (2) project narratives and supporting papers, (3) progress reports, and (4) final reports. The documents relate to projects receiving federal and State Coastal Plains Regional Commission funds. These projects involve areas of: (1) agriculture/forestry products, (2) the environment, (3) industry, (4) marine resources, (5) transportation, (6) travel, (7) community development, (8) education, (9) tourism, (10) arts and crafts, and (11) energy. More specifically, for example, funding is provided for projects involving: (1) beef and cattle finishing and slaughtering, (2) tomato processing, (3) marine exports to Africa, (4) European travel marketing, (5) transportation of agriculture chemicals in groundwater, (6) water system improvements, (7) artificial reefs, (8) oyster bed restoration, (9) tree planting and forest stand improvement, and (10) industrial park development. A sample of the related files includes: (1) project and grant applications made to the federal government, (2) progress reports made generally on a quarterly basis which delve into goals and objectives of the project and its present status and progress in each individual work category, and (3) reports of meetings to the Governor. The Coastal Plains Regional Commission program was transferred from the Intergovernmental Relations Division of the Office of Planning and Budget to Community and Economic Development, a unit directed by the Planning and Programming Division of the Department of Community Affairs. The program administers and coordinates federal grants for projects in the Coastal Plains Region of Georgia, monitors the projects' progress and works with regional-federal agents to implement and review the grants.
- Created: 1970-1981
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The arrangement of the files is a bit unusual in that the material is arranged by decimal system. All files dealing with administration are given a 100 series number and all projects are given a 200 and above series number. Sub-topics under the general headings are given a tenth number of the heading number. All series numbers are then arranged chronologically by date. Please see the following shelf listing for a complete subject inventory. See also RGSGSERIES 66-9-25, Coastal Plains Regional Commission Subject Files.
- Community Affairs - Community and Economic Development - Coastal Plains Regional Commission Project Files
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