Four-wheelers ripped up the flood protection side of the levee in lower coast Algiers over the holidays, according to officials with the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West. Vehicles are not allowed on public levees without a permit and violators face trespassing charges if caught, officials said. (Courtesy SLFPA-West) Four-wheelers caused severe damage to Algiers levees […]
New initiative is to address the growing population of feral hogs damaging West Bank levees MARRERO, La. – The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West (SLFPA-W) and the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office (JPSO) today kicked off a joint program to reduce the number of feral hogs on the West Bank. SLFPA-W President Susan Maclay and Jefferson […]
WHAT: Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority–West (SLFPA-W) and Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand will conduct a briefing on an agreement aimed at eradicating feral hogs that are damaging critically important West Bank levees. The briefing will include an explanation of the terms of the agreement, how it will be operated, its duration and other facets […]
Regional Director, John Monzon participates in a hurricane preparedness news conference at the Port of New Orleans.
Regional Director John Monzon, participated in WWL-TV’s Eyewitness Morning News to discuss levee protection within the Authority’s jurisdiction.
The 2014 SLFPA-W Board of Commissioners, pictured here after the swearing in of its newest member, Kerwin Julien (third from left). Members are, from left Paul Dauphin, Michael Merritt, Julien, President Susan Maclay, Kendall Gaddy, Ed Camnetar and Jim Wilkinson. This photo was taken at the May 29, 2014 meeting of the Board of Commissioners […]
Friday, May 23, 2014 On April 28, 2014, The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to increase West Jefferson and Algiers Levee District’s Permit Fee Schedule. The increased permit fees are to cover each district’s costs incurred to issue and maintain the documents. The increased fees are effective June 1, […]
Jefferson Parish President John Young, Council Chairman Chris Roberts, Representative Robert Billiot and Westwego Mayor John Shaddinger Participate in the Second Annual Event Commissioners, elected officials and employees of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West (SLFPA-W) gathered at the command center in Marrero today to recognize efforts to protect the lives and property on the […]