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, August 21, 2014

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Orleans Levee District-Franklin Administrative Complex

6920 Franklin Ave., Meeting Room 221

New Orleans, Louisiana

Board Meeting to be held August 21, 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 July 24, 2014 and Special Board Meeting held on August 7, 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 approve the legal invoices listed on the spreadsheet dated August 21, 2014.
2. Motion to approve the adoption of the Operations and Maintenance Manual for the Maxent Levee.
3. Motion to request that the Interim Emergency Board approve funding in the amount of $4 million for the design and construction of a floodwall on the north side of the Violet Canal, which is required in order for the Forty Arpent Levee to meet certification requirements and be accredited by FEMA for the National Flood Insurance Program.
B. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD):
None.
C. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.):
1. Motion to approve the execution a contract with Design Engineering, Inc. for Phases 1 thru 4 of the Lakefront Seawall Erosion Control Project Reaches 1A thru 4C.
D. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD):
None.
XIII. Announcement of next Board Meeting: September 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 8/14/14


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

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


Special Board Meeting to be held on August 21, 2012 @ 9:00am

I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Opening Comments: President Stephen Estopinal
V. Motion to Adopt Agenda
VI. Public Comments
VII. New Business:
A. Announcement that the Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, Louisiana, acting as the
Governing Authority of the Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (the, “District”), plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an
election to authorize the levy of an ad valorem tax in the District, at its meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Bernard
Parish Council Chambers, 8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, Louisiana.
B. Motion to adopt a resolution to instruct staff to publish a notice in the official journal to advise that the Board of Commissioners of the Southeast
Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East, Louisiana, acting as the Governing Authority of the Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (the,
“District”), plans to consider adopting a resolution ordering and calling an election to authorize the levy of an ad valorem tax in the District, at its
meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Bernard Parish Council Chambers, 8201 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette,
Louisiana.
VIII. Adjourn
ANYONE WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MUST FILL OUT A SPEAKER’S CARD PRIOR TO THE MEETING.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact Bob Turner at (504) 280-2411, describing the assistance that is necessary.
Posted: 8/4/14 (revised)

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

- Agenda 

I. Call to Order: Chairperson Louis Wittie
II. Opening Comments – Chair
III. Adoption of Agenda
IV. Approval of Minutes of Operations Committee Meeting held on July 10, 2014.
V. Public Comments: 2 minute limit per person
VI. New Business:
A. Outfall Canal Bank Erosion Mitigation Presentation. (O.L.D.)
B. Discussion of Seawall Erosion Engineering Fee Contract. (O.L.D.)
C. Discussion of purchase of a portion of City of Kenner Streets (Alton and Warren Streets) for the construction of the East Jefferson Levee District consolidated facilities.
D. Discussion of adopting an Operations and Maintenance Manual for the East Jefferson Levee District, Lake Borgne Basin Levee District and Orleans Levee District.
VII. Levee District Reports:
A. Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) Status Report
B. Police Activities
C. Lake Borgne Basin Levee District (LBBLD)
D. Orleans Levee District (O.L.D.)
E. East Jefferson Levee District (EJLD)
VIII. 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 8/4/14 (revised)


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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