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:

SCHEDULE OF REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS
REMAINDER OF CALENDAR YEAR 2015
*COMMITTEE MEETING DATES
BOARD MEETING DATE AND TIME / HOSTED BY
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Tentative Locations for Board meetings hosted by:
East Jefferson Levee District: 2nd Floor Council Chambers, Joseph Yenni Bldg.
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, LA.
Orleans Levee District: Franklin Administrative Complex, Meeting Room 221,
6920 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA
Lake Borgne Basin Levee District: St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers, St. Bernard Parish Government Complex
8201 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, LA
*Committee meetings will be scheduled as needed each month immediately prior to or after the regular monthly Board meetings.

REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Time: 11:00 AM

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

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd.

Harahan, Louisiana




Board Meeting to be held April 21, 2016 @ 11:00 am

 Agenda

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Opening Comments: President Lambert J. Hassinger, Jr.
V. Motion to adopt Agenda
VI. Motion to approve Minutes of the Board Meeting held on March 17, 2016
VII. Presentations:
None
VIII. Public Comments
IX. Committee Reports:
1. Finance Committee: Chair Angers
2. Operations Committee: Chair Estopinal
3. Legal Committee: Chair Hassinger
4. CPRA: Nyka Scott
5. Coastal Advisory Committee: Chair Kemp
X. Report by SLFPA-E Regional Director
XI. Report by SLFPA-E Executive Counsel
XII. New Business:
A. Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E):
1. Motion to approve the Legal Services Invoices listed on the spreadsheet dated April 21, 2016.
2. Discussion of computer information system recommendations and upgrades.
3. Discussion of pending Legislation affecting SLFPA-E.
B. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD):
1. Motion to approve the renewal of Flood Insurance Coverage for the EJLD Administration Building at an annual premium of $3,569 under the National Flood Insurance Program through Arthur Gallagher Risk Management Services for a one year period commencing on May 19, 2016.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Motion to authorize the execution of a task order (08-03-12) to URS Corporation in the total amount of $59,620.00 to provide Engineering Plans and Specifications, assist the O.L.D. with project permitting and provide Bidding Phase Services for drainage repairs along the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal East Levee between Floodgates E-02 and S-01 (between the Railroad and Roadway Access to the
Florida Avenue Bridge East Side).
2. Motion to authorize the SLFPA-E President or O.L.D. Executive Director to execute a servitude agreement for property owned by the O.L.D. and located at 400 Lake Marina Avenue.
3. Motion to authorize the SLFPA-E President or O.L.D. Executive Director to execute a lease/servitude agreement for cell tower sites on O.L.D. property with American Tower for property located at 6920 Franklin Avenue (O.L.D. Franklin Avenue Facilities) and Crown Castles for property located at 13850 Intracoastal Drive.
D. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD):
1. Motion to amend the LBBLD FY 2017 Budget (Adjustments to line items only; does not affect budget totals).
XIII. Executive Session:
1. Couvillian vs. O.L.D., in the Civil District Court for Orleans Parish, No. 2015-407 –Settlement discussion.
2. A&A Mechanical vs. JC Patin Group, O.L.D., et al, in the Civil District Court for Orleans Parish, No. 2012-6284 – Settlement discussion.
3. Potential litigation involving 6772 Bellaire Drive.
4. Potential litigation regarding Board appointment.
XII. New Business O.L.D. (continued):
4. Motion to accept SLFPA-E Executive Counsel’s recommendation in regards to the settlement of litigation entitled “Couvillian vs. O.L.D., Civil District Court for OrleansParish, No. 2015-407”.
5. Motion to authorize SLFPA-E Executive Counsel to participate in mediation and to accept SLFPA-E Executive Counsel’s recommendation regarding a settlement amount in litigation entitled “A&A Mechanical vs. JC Patin Group, O.L.D., et al, Civil District Court for Orleans Parish, No. 2012-6284”.
6. Motion to accept SLFPA-E Executive Counsel’s recommendation involving potential litigation surrounding 6772 Bellaire Drive.
XIV. Announcement of next Board Meeting: May 12, 2016 hosted by O.L.D.
XV. 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) 262-8901, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted 4/18/16 (revised)

COASTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING AGENDA
SUBJECT: Coastal Advisory Committee Meeting
DATE: Thursday, April 21, 2016
TIME: 2:00 p.m. (immediately following the Board meeting)
LOCATION: 2nd Floor Council Chambers, Joseph Yenni Bldg.
1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, La

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 Meetings held on November 18, 2015 and January 20, 2016
V. Public Comments: 2 minute limit per person
VI. New Business:
A. Discussion of flood control and restoration projects now in progress or proposed for the Central Wetlands area:
(1) SLFPAE proposal to use Central Wetlands storage capacity to augment IHNC channel storage in event of a storm causing overtopping of the surge barrier;
(2) CPRA proposal to rebuild and restore the Bayou LaLoutre Ridge;
(3) Cypress planting in the Central Wetlands; and
(4) Hog damage
VII. Adjourn
In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 262-8901, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted 4/15/16


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






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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