Public Notice

The East Jefferson Levee District is under the authority of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority East which oversees the flood and hurricane protection systems of St. Bernard parish, the east bank of Orleans parish, the east bank of Jefferson parish.

The East Jefferson Levee District maintains and operates the flood protection levee system around the east bank portion of Jefferson Parish to protect the citizens of East Jefferson from tidal flooding of Lake Ponchartrain and the Mississippi River. The East Jefferson Levee District insures the integrity of the levee system throughout the year and maintains a high state of readiness with adequately trained personnel and sufficient operational equipment.

 

NOTICE: IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS REGARDING THE CONSTRUCTION ON THE LEVEE PLEASE CALL THE CORPS AT 877-427-0345

PUBLIC NOTICE


Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing  of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East for the East Jefferson Levee District will be held in the Second Floor Council Chambers, Joseph Yenni Building, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, Louisiana on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rate after reassessment and rolling forward to a millage rate not to exceed the prior year’s maximum (2011). The estimated amount of tax revenue to be collected in the next tax year from the increased millage rate is $8,918,029.45 and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage rate increase is $217,118.36.





MEETING NOTICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY EAST

MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

REGULAR BOARD MEETINGS - 3RD THURSDAY AT 9:30AM

FINANCE, OPERATIONS AND ENGINEERING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT :

The Orleans Levee District
Franklin Administrative Complex
6920 Franklin Avenue
Meeting Room 221
New Orleans, Louisiana

REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers

St. Bernard Parish Government Complex, 8201 West Judge Perez Drive

Chalmette, Louisiana

NOTICE OF
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY-EAST
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015 – 1:00 P.M.
LOCATION: ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT FRANKLIN ADMINISTRATIVE COMPLEX,
6920 FRANKLIN AVENUE, MEETING ROOM 201, NEW ORLEANS, LA
AGENDA:
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Opening Comments: President Stephen Estopinal
V. Motion to Adopt Agenda
VI. Public Comments
VII. New Business:
A. Motion to override the February 19, 2015 decision by the SLFPAE President to proceed with an appeal of the February 13, 2015 ruling by Judge Brown dismissing the Authority's claims in the litigation entitled, “Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, et al, versus Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, et al”, USDC EDLA Case No. 13-5410, Sec. “G”(3)”.
VIII. Adjourn
ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MUST FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARD PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 280-2411, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted: 2/26/15

Board Meeting to be held March 19, 2015 @ 9:30 am

Agenda to be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting



Legal Committee Meeting to be held at a later date

- Agenda to be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting

Finance Committee Meeting, to be held March 5, 2015 @ 9:00am

- Agenda to be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting 

Operations Committee Meeting,  to be held at a later date

- Agenda to be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting

Coastal Advisory Meeting, to be held  at a later date

 Agenda to be posted at least 24 hours prior to the meeting






Picnic Table approaching Huey P. Long
Dog pulling girl on scooter
Ms. Bea's Gazebo
Levee at Williams Blvd.
EJLD Walking Trail
Biker on Trail
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For more information contact Fran Campbell