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, Jefferson, St. John and St. Charles parishes and areas of St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes below Interstate 12.

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


Notice of Public Hearing on August 18, 2016 to consider rolling forward the East Jefferson Levee District Millage rate

MEETING NOTICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY EAST

MONTHLY MEETINGS ARE AS FOLLOWS:


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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, July 14, 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 July 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am

 Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Introduction of New Commissioner and Administering Oath of Office
V. Opening Comments and Announcements: President Lambert J. Hassinger, Jr.
Announcement that pursuant to R.S.42:19.1, the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East will hold its regular monthly Board Meeting on August 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers in the St. Bernard Parish Government Complex located at 8201 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, Louisiana, during which the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East Board, on behalf of the Lake Borgne Basin Levee District, will adopt millage rates for the year 2016 and a local or forced contribution per mile of railroad lines within
the District for the year 2016.
VI. Motion to adopt Agenda
VII. Motion to approve Minutes of the Board Meeting held on June 16, 2016
VIII. Presentations:
None.
IX. Public Comments
X. Committee Reports:
1. Finance Committee: Chair Luettich
2. Operations Committee: Chair Estopinal
3. Legal Committee: Chair Hassinger
4. Coastal Advisory Committee: Chair Kemp
5. CPRA: Nyka Scott
XI. Report by SLFPA-E Regional Director
XII. Report by SLFPA-E Executive Counsel
XIII. New Business:
A. Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E):
1. Motion to recognize the commitment and contributions of Kelly J. McHugh to the SLFPA-E and citizens of Southeast Louisiana.
2. Motion to approve the Legal Services Invoices listed on the spreadsheet dated July 14, 2016.
3. Motion to amend Resolution No. 09-17-09-07 relative to the State of Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Program administered by the Division of Administration to authorize Lambert J. Hassinger, Jr., Richard A. Luettich, Jr., and Robert A. Turner, Jr., to sign checks written on the CDBG account.
4. Motion to authorize the execution of an amendment to the Professional Services Agreement with Atkins North America, Inc., for engineering services on an Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity basis to extend the period of service to provide an ending date of December 31, 2016, and to increase the maximum not-to-exceed amount of the Agreement from $1,000,000 to $1,200,000; to authorize the execution of an amendment to Task Order No. 08-01-31 for engineering review and inspection services for the review of the design documents of the HSDRRS features
for constructability, maintainability and operability during the design process and to ensure that the construction of the project feature complies with the plans and specifications in order to increase the task order to reflect a not-to-exceed amount of $110,000 and a task order ending date of December 31, 2016; and to authorize the execution of a task order for a not-to-exceed amount of $70,000 for the Third and Fourth Quarterly Inspections of the IHNC Surge Barrier and Seabrook Complex.
5. Motion to accept funding awarded to the EJLD, LBBLD, and O.L.D. from the FEMA, Department of Homeland Security, Port Security Grant Program in the amounts of $44,855, $24,366, and $29,213, respectively, with the understanding that there is a twenty-five percent (25%) recipient cost share, and to authorize the SLFPA-E Regional Director to execute all documents in conjunction with the acceptance of the award.
6. Motion to approve the implementation of Phase 1 of the Technology Infrastructure Upgrade at a total not-to-exceed cost of $65,000 to be funded from the SLFPA-E BP Settlement Fund Account.
B. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD):
1. Motion to authorize the renewal of the following insurance coverages with the carriers and costs as indicated for a one-year period commencing on July 19, 2016:
General Liability Insurance - ACE Insurance Company - $75,600
Automobile Liability Insurance – Hanover Insurance Co. - $_____
Umbrella Insurance - Lexington Insurance Company - $58,333.80
Commercial Crime Insurance - Travelers Insurance Company - $1,950
Law Enforcement Liability – Hanover Insurance Company - $31,110
2. Motion to authorize the advertisement for bids for the construction of the LPV 20.1, LPV 19.2, LPV 01.1 and LPV 02.2 Levee Lift Projects when the plans, specifications and bid documents are complete and the required 408 Permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to be granted prior to award of the contract.
3. Motion to authorize the renewal of healthcare coverage for EJLD employees with United Healthcare for a period of one year commencing on August 1, 2016, at a cost of approximately $678,264.
4. Motion to approve the Servitude for Right of Use between the EJLD and the Greater New Orleans Expressway Commission for the Vault Building on Lakeshore Drive in Jefferson Parish.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Motion to authorize the renewal of General Liability Insurance coverage with ACE Insurance Company at a cost of $111,037.50 for a one year period commencing on July 19, 2016.
2. Motion to authorize the renewal of Umbrella Insurance coverage with Lexington Insurance Company at a cost of $59,615.85 for a one year period commencing on July 19, 2016 through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.
3. Motion to authorize the construction of a new one story building on the corner of Elysian Fields Avenue and Lakeshore Drive containing approximately 9,000 square feet of space at a proposed cost of $3 million to house O.L.D. Police staff/operations.
4. Motion to award a contract in the amount of $7,720,774.00 to TKTMJ, Inc., for the Lake Pontchartrain Seawall Erosion Control Reach 2C, 2D and 3C Project, and to establish a construction budget in the amount of $8,500,000.00 for said project.
5. Motion to authorize the SLFPA-E President or O.L.D. Executive Director to execute a servitude in favor of Studio Network-Lakefront, LLC for Stars-and-Stripes Boulevard.
D. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD):
1. Motion to authorize the renewal of the following insurance coverages with the carriers and costs as indicated for a one-year period commencing on July 19, 2016:
General Liability Insurance - ACE Insurance Company - $76,650
Automobile Liability Insurance – Hanover Insurance Company - $_______
Umbrella Insurance - Lexington Insurance Company - $32,226.60
Hull and P & I Insurance - Great American Insurance - $17,000
Vessel Pollution Insurance - Great American Insurance - $1,538
Inland Marine Insurance - Great American Insurance - $13,010
Property Insurance - RSUI - $64,482.75
Commercial Crime Insurance - Travelers Insurance Company - $1,054
Law Enforcement Liability Insurance – Hanover Insurance Company - $1,624
XIV. Executive Session:
1. To discuss Settlement of the case of Gabriel Properties, LLC and the Succession of Marie G. Krantz vs. The Board of Commissioners of the East Jefferson Levee District, Civ. Action No. 626-181 filed in the 24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana.
XIII. New Business (EJLD): (continued)
5. Motion to accept SLFPA-E Executive Counsel’s settlement recommendation and allow the President and/or Executive Director of the EJLD to execute any and all paperwork necessary to effect settlement in the case of Gabriel Properties, LLC and the Succession of Marie G. Krantz vs. The Board of Commissioners of the East Jefferson Levee District, Civ. Action No. 626-181 filed in the 24th Judicial District Court for the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana.
XV. Announcement of next Board Meeting: August 18, 2016 hosted by LBBLD
XVI. 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 7/12/16 - 9:00 a.m. (revised)

COASTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING to be held at a later date


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 on July 14, 2016 at 9:30am has been canceled and will be re-scheduled at a later date

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


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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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