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, 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

 

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, July 24, 2014

Time: 9:30 AM

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

1221 Elmwood Park Blvd.

Harahan, Louisiana

Board Meeting to be held July 24, 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 June 19, 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:
1. Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East on Behalf of the Orleans Levee District v. Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, No. 563586, 19th Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, State of Louisiana,
Section 25; In re: Plaquemines Land Company, through its Successors in Interest, Carolyn C. LeBlanc, Nathan Carmadelle, Gustave W. Carmadelle, Jr., Laurnece C. Chantrey, Margaret C. Guidry, Trustees of the Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation, and
Anne Pearson Potts v. Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District, No. 55-774, 25th Judicial District for the Parish of Plaquemines, State of Louisiana, Division “B”; In re: Plaquemines Land Company, through its Successors in Interest, Carolyn C. LeBlanc, Nathan Carmadelle, Gustave W. Carmadelle, Jr., Laurnece C. Chantrey, Margaret C. Guidry, Trustees of the Arlene and Joseph Meraux Charitable Foundation, and Anne
Pearson Potts v. Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District, No. 61-051, 25th Judicial District for the Parish of Plaquemines, State of Louisiana, Division “A”.
2. Discussion of settlement of Orleans Levee District’s casualty claims with RSUI insurance company from Hurricane Katrina.
XII. New Business:
A. Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E):
1. Motion to amend Resolution No. 09-17-09-07 concerning the State of Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Program administered by the Division of Administration relative to the authorization of certain actions and individuals to perform certain designated functions.
2. Motion to approve a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement for Emergency Services with the SLFPA-West.
3. Motion to adopt a resolution congratulating Colonel Edward R. Fleming, Executive Director, Civil Works and Emergency Operations, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, upon his retirement from the U.S. Army and recognizing his many years of public service.
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, 2014:
General Liability Insurance – Illinois Union Insurance Company - $66,150
Automobile Liability Insurance - National Fire Insurance Company - $94,792
Umbrella Insurance - Lexington Insurance Company - $58,344.30
Commercial Crime Insurance - Travelers Insurance Company - $2,288
Law Enforcement Liability - Columbia Casualty Company - $30,565.50
2. Motion to procure healthcare coverage for EJLD employees.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Motion to authorize the renewal of General Liability Insurance coverage with Illinois Union Insurance Company at a cost of $111,037.50 for a one year period commencing on July 19, 2014.
2. Discussion of Orleans Levee District outstanding State of Louisiana Office of Community Development notes payable.
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, 2014:
General Liability Insurance – Illinois Union Insurance Company - $76,750
Automobile Liability Insurance - National Fire Insurance Company - $40,850
Umbrella Insurance - Lexington Insurance Company - $36,465.45
Hull and P & I Insurance - Great American Insurance - $18,500
Vessel Pollution Insurance - Great American Insurance - $1,813
Inland Marine Insurance - Great American Insurance - $12,807
Property Insurance - Landmark American Insurance Company - $86,625
Commercial Crime Insurance - Travelers Insurance Company - $1,054
Law Enforcement Liability Insurance - Columbia Casualty Company - $1,967.70
2. Motion to authorize the LBBLD to continue its utilization of the banking services of Capital One Bank for its General Account and designating signatories for transactions.
XIII. Announcement of next Board Meeting: August 21, 2014 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 7/22/14 (revised)

Finance Committee Meeting, to be held August 7, 2014 at 8:30am

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


Operations Committee Meeting,  to be held August 7, 2014 at 9:30am

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


Legal Committee Meeting to be held on August 21, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m.


- 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 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