Updated: Millage Rate Public Hearing – East Jefferson Levee District

A public hearing will be conducted, pursuant to Article 7, Section 23 (C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705 (B), by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East on behalf of the East Jefferson Levee District [...]

By |2021-06-08T18:03:11+00:00April 13th, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on Updated: Millage Rate Public Hearing – East Jefferson Levee District

FPA-East Offers Virtual Tours of the Flood Defense System

New Orleans, LA – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) partnered with virtual reality (VR) company, Pyxis LLC., to produce a 15-minute virtual tour of the $4B Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS), which spans three parishes. The new technology allows for viewers to fly over the Lake Borgne Surge Barrier or walk through the 17th St Canal Pump Station with the use of any VR capable headset. [...]

By |2021-06-08T18:12:14+00:00April 8th, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on FPA-East Offers Virtual Tours of the Flood Defense System

Flood Protection Authority-East Announces New Regional Director

New Orleans, LA – On Friday, March 19th, the President of the Board of Commissioners for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA-East), Herbert Miller, appointed Kelli Chandler as the incoming Regional Director. Chandler is a Certified Public Accountant who has served as the Regional Finance Director for FPA-East since October of 2016 and was instrumental in the regionalization of the FPA-East. [...]

By |2021-06-08T18:29:55+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on Flood Protection Authority-East Announces New Regional Director

Safety Improvement Project to Begin on Lakeshore Drive

New Orleans, LA – The Flood Protection Authority-East (FPA) is set to begin work on a number of safety improvements to Lakeshore Drive. The new features include pouring new asphalt, creating a raised median with turn lanes, adding a two-way bike lane, and enhancing pedestrian crossings along the western end of Lakeshore Drive. Chief Administrative Officer, Derek Boese said, “All of these enhancements are intended to increase community safety and enjoyment of the Lakefront. [...]

By |2021-06-08T18:34:34+00:00March 19th, 2021|Press Release|Comments Off on Safety Improvement Project to Begin on Lakeshore Drive
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