SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY – WEST BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MONTHLY MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA CONFERENCE CALL TOMORROW AT 4:00 P.M.

News media and general public will have access to the meeting via call by request

Marrero, La. – March 23, 2020 In accordance with Governor John Bel Edward’s Proclamation number  JBE 2020-30, The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – West (SLFPA-W) will conduct its monthly meeting via conference call on March 24 at 4:00 P.M. Members of the public who wish to call in and/or submit a public comment should send an email to publiccomments@slfpaw.org. Public comments should include the name of the person making the comments, the organization being represented (if applicable) and the nature of the comment or concern. All public comments will be read aloud during the meeting.

The SLFPA-W will continue to work its normal hours to inspect, operate and maintain the levees and flood protection systems. Beginning today (March 23) the office will be closed to the public. For assistance with permits, deliveries and access to SLFPA-W facilities, please call 504-340-0318.

For the latest information, please visit the SLFPA-W website at www.slfpaw.org.

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About the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – West (SLFPA-W)

The mission of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – West is to protect the citizens and businesses of the West Bank of the greater New Orleans area in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes from hurricanes and riverine flooding by inspecting, operating and maintaining the integrity of our levees, floodwalls and floodgates. It is composed of two levee districts: the West Jefferson Levee District in Jefferson Parish and the Algiers Levee District in Orleans Parish. The Authority has jurisdiction over 80 miles of levees in the most populated areas of the West Bank of Jefferson Parish and in all of Orleans Parish on the West Bank, including 47 miles of levees that are part of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) and 33 miles of Mississippi River levees. Since 2006, all of the Authority’s levees and floodwalls have been improved for the protection of residents in south Louisiana. For more information, visit www.slfpaw.org.

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