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



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 & PUBLIC HEARING

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Meeting Room 221 - Franklin Administrative Complex

6920 Franklin Ave.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Board Meeting to be held November 20, 2014 @ 9:30 am

Agenda 

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Opening Comments: President Stephen V. Estopinal
V. Motion to adopt Agenda
VI. Motion to approve Minutes of the Board Meeting held on October 16, 2014
VII. Presentations:
None.
VIII. Public Comments
IX. Committee Reports:
1. Finance Committee: Chair Tilly
2. Operations Committee: Chair Wittie
3. Legal Committee: Chair Hassinger
4. CPRA: Mr. Hassinger
5. Coastal Advisory Committee: Chair Kemp
X. Report by SLFPA-E Regional Director
XI. Executive Session:
None.
XII. New Business:
A. Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E):
1. Motion to adopt a resolution congratulating Gloria Samuels on her retirement from the Orleans Levee District and expressing appreciation for her many years of public service and contribution to the SLFPA-E.
2. Announcement of the receipt of settlement funds from the litigation entitled “Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, et al. v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., LLC, et al., E.D. La. No. 13-5410”, discussion of the creation of a dedicated account for said funds and what coastal restoration project to fund.
3. Motion to authorize the establishment of a dedicated account at Capital One Bank for the receipt of monies received from the litigation entitled “Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, et al. v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., LLC, et al., E.D. La. No. 13-5410.
B. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD):
1. Motion to authorize the advertisement of notice of the intent to proceed with the sale of two parcels of land, the first parcel consisting of Lots 1 thru 26, Lot 27-A, and Lot 29-A, Square 3, Kendale Park Subdivision, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, and the second parcel consisting of Lots 1 thru 12, 13-A and 15-A, Square 4, Kendale Park Subdivision, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, upon receipt of written notice from an interest purchaser, and authority to proceed with the sale of the properties through the Sherriff of Jefferson Parish upon receipt of written notice
of interest from an interested purchaser.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Adopt millage rates for the year 2015 and certify the levy of the three millage rates (General Tax, Special Levee Improvement Tax and Maintenance Tax) to the City Of New Orleans for the purpose of assessing and collection of the three taxes.
2. Motion to renew healthcare coverage with the Office of Group Benefits for a period of one year, commencing on January 1, 2015 and ending on December 31, 2015.
3. Motion to approve the execution of a contract with RCL Architecture, LLC, for the construction of a new Police Building, with a fee of $14,000 for a site study and compensation for the design and construction administration using the State of Louisiana Facility Planning and Control fee curve.
4. Motion to authorize the award of a contract to Cycle Construction, LLC in the amount of $65,000, and the establishment of a budget in the amount of $75,000 to include contingencies, for roadway repairs at Floodgate EB-15.
5. Motion to authorize the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the Port of New Orleans for the cost sharing of a rights-of-way survey of the IHNC east side and GIWW north side levees from the Almonaster Bridge south and eastward to the Elaine Street Wharf and a task order with Dading, Marques and Associates, LLC for the required surveying services.
D. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD):
None.
XIII. Announcement of next Board Meeting: December 18, 2014 hosted by LBBLD
XIV. Adjourn
ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MUST FILL OUT A SPEAKER'S CARD PRIOR TO THE MEETING
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 280-2411, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted 11/14/14
Contact for Information: Glenda Boudreaux
Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East
CERM Bldg., Suite 422, 2045 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 280-2425 or (504) 280-2411


Legal Committee Meeting to be held on November 20, 2014 @ 9:00 a.m.

- Agenda 

I. Call to Order: Chairperson Joe Hassinger
II. Opening Comments – Chair
III. Adoption of Agenda
IV. Approval of Minutes of Legal Committee Meeting held on October 2, 2014.
V. Public Comments: 2 minute limit per person
VI. New Business:
A. Approval of the legal invoices listed on the spreadsheet dated November 6, 2014.
B. Ratification of hiring of Nyka Scott as SLFPA-E Executive Counsel.
VII. Adjourn
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 280-2411, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted 11/14/14

Finance Committee Meeting, to be held December 11, 2014 at 9:30am

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

Operations Committee Meeting,  to be held December 11, 2014 at 10:00am

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

Coastal Advisory Meeting, to be held  Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 9:30 am

 Agenda 

I. Call to Order: Chairperson G. Paul Kemp
II. Opening Comments - Chair
III. Adoption of Agenda
IV. Approval of Minutes of Coastal Advisory Committee Meeting held on March 21, 2014.
V. Public Comments: 2 minute limit per person
VI. Old Business:
A. Follow-up on previous recommendations for improving flow sensor and gage performance in the vicinity of the IHNC and Surge Barrier
VII. New Business:
A. Addressing the Flood Risk beyond the Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System
B. Briefing on October 23, 2014 letter to Col. Hansen regarding request for detailed explanation on the choice of 1% (100-yr) Surge Still Water Level sigma values used in the Monte Carlo Analysis for computing HSDRRS Q90 values
C. Status of talks with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding Surge Hazard since joint workshop
D. Considering Options to Lower Residual Risk
1. Potential to Lower Flood Risk by Creating Compartments within the City
2. Presentation of Draft Compartmentalization Study
  a. Parts I, II & III - Bob Jacobsen
  b. Questions/Comments/Direction - Committee Members
VIII. Topics for Future Meetings
IX. Adjourn
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 280-2411, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted 11/14/14




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