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Coastal Annual Plan Comments Due February 17

January 26, 2016 4:19 PM

The Coastal Preservation and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 has been published and is currently in the public commentary phase.  The Plan is available for review at Public commentary is open until February 17, and can be sent either physically or electronically.  Emails should be sent to  Hard copies of comments should be mailed to:

ATTN: Chuck Perrodin
450 Laurel Street, Suite 1501
Baton Rouge  LA  70801


The CPRA is hosting a series of four community meetings, which will go over the Flood Risk and Resilience Program.  Those who attend will have the opportunity to learn about and ask questions regarding the future of coastal flood risks, as well as the state and parish governments’ plans for flood protection and how to privately reduce flood risk.  Each meeting will have the following format:

·         An open house from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. to share information and gather residents’ feedback about current and future flood risk;

·         A CPRA presentation at 5:30 p.m. on the Coastal Master Plan, the Flood Risk and Resilience Program, and nonstructural projects being analyzed; and,

·         Discussion about resilience measures and what types of nonstructural projects would best benefit the community as a whole.

The meetings will take place in the following times and places:

February 16, 2016
Lafitte Multi-Purpose Center
4917 City Park Drive
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

February 17, 2016
Terrebonne Parish Public Library
151 Library Drive
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Lake Charles
February 23, 2016
SEED Center
4310 Ryan Street
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

February 24, 2016
Castine Center
63350 Pelican Drive
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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