Government & Politics

See for yourself: Zulu, others vie for city grant money

More than two weeks after filing a public records request, The Lens has gotten its hands on the proposals that competed with Zulu for a share of the city’s Urban Development Action Grant fund.In addition to the winning $800,000 Zulu proposal, the city considered a plan for a nightclub and multimedia production center on St. Bernard Avenue in the Seventh Ward, an expanded office facility for a local construction firm and a new office for a business that brokers the sale of life insurance policies.

Read and comment on which proposal would have had your vote.

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  • Matt

    The local construction firm is Doucette & Associates, one of the contractors for NOAH. Sterling Doucette has/had deep ties to disgraced NOAH head Stacey Jackson, living in a house given to him by NOAH in 2007 and then apparently not paying taxes on anything but the land for two years:

    He also did work on Jackson’s house, and refused inquiries from the city on work his firm allegedly performed for NOAH.