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FGBRCA

(225) 315-1206

fgbrca@gmail.com

http://www.fgbrca.org


Nancy Curry, FGBRCA President


Special Announcements

Mission:

To improve the quality of life of homeowners in East Baton Rouge Parish and the Metropolitan Statistical Area by representing citizens and neighborhoods of all socio-economic brackets, on issues impacting their special areas, all to the betterment of our communities, with the goal of preservation of property values.


We accomplish this by:


  • Furthering the interests of individual homeowners in the Greater Baton Rouge metropolitan area, including the preservation of property values and the improvement of the character and integrity of residential neighborhoods, 
  • Educating its member Associations in matters of mutual interest,
  • Participating in municipal planning & improvement,  and 
  • Participating with community-based organizations which seek to improve the community environment and quality of life.

Membership:

To be considered for full membership, an organization must:


(a) Be duly organized consistent with the purposes of homeowners associations; 


(b) Represent single-family residential neighborhoods within the parishes of  East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Point Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Livingston, Ascension, and/or Iberville;


(c) Pay annual dues (see Dues Form invoice for details). 


Associate memberships (non-voting) are potentially available to organizations which devote a substantial portion of their activity to providing services (such as property management) for organizations which have full membership in the Federation. 


For further information about Federation membership, please see the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws or send an email or telephone inquiry to the Federation.

The Process:

Monthly meetings are held to educate the members on matters of interest and concern. 


By serving in an advisory capacity to many governmental bodies, the Federation representatives monitor zoning changes/challenges in an attempt to preserve and maintain the character and integrity of various neighborhoods. Issues affecting all neighborhoods, i.e., drainage, crime, beautification, city ordinances, streets, violation of deed restrictions, and city planning are brought before the members each month. 


The Federation communicates the needs of its members to the government officials and assists neighborhoods in problem resolution.

Benefits of Membership:

  1. Having a voice in the decisions that affect our communities;
  2. Being able to brainstorm with others to help solve common problems that challenge our communities;
  3. Utilizing the power of the group rather than going it alone;
  4. Opportunities to meet our community and government leaders;
  5. Working to preserve and improve our communities by being proactive;
  6. Learning new ways of effectively organizing and/or managing a homeowner or civic association.
  7. Members are encouraged to bring neighborhood problems to thattention of the group so that others who have experiences similar problems can assist. Networking between other homeowner/civiassociations, and with the Guest Speakers, exemplifies our motto: “Neighbors Helping  Neighbors”.