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, January 15, 2015

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Joseph S. Yenni Building, 2nd Floor Council Chambers

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd.

Harahan, Louisiana

Board Meeting to be held January 15, 2015 @ 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 December 18, 2014
VII. Presentations:
1. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' Analysis and Response to 10/23/14 SLFPA-E Letter Regarding the Monte Carlo Analysis
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. Approval of invoices for legal services listed on the spreadsheet dated January 15, 2015.
B. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD):
1. Motion to authorize an amended budget in the amount of $21 Million for the cost of construction of the EJLD safehouse and consolidated facilities.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Motion to authorize the renewal of Police Professional Liability Insurance coverage with Indian Harbor Insurance Company through the Morrison Insurance Agency at a cost of $26,281.20 for a period of one year commencing on February 10, 2015.
D. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD):
1. Motion to adopt a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring the results of a special tax election held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 to levy and collect a special ad valorem tax of seven and one-half (7.5) mills on all property subject to taxation within the District for a period of thirty (30) years for the purpose of constructing and maintaining necessary levees, levee drainage, flood protection, hurricane flood protection and all other purposes incidental thereto.
3. Motion to authorize the execution of a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with St. Bernard Parish Government and the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff relative to construction of the Mississippi River Bike Path Project.
XIII. Announcement of next Board Meeting: February 19, 2015 hosted by O.L.D.
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 1/9/14


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 at a later date

- 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