January 17 Louisiana Trustees' Public Meeting Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather


Due to the inclement weather and hazardous road conditions in South Louisiana tomorrow, the January 17 Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group’s public meeting scheduled prior to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board meeting in Baton Rouge has been CANCELLED.

The January 17 meeting was originally scheduled for 9 a.m. and was to provide the public opportunity to comment on two Louisiana draft restoration plans released in December, the Draft Recreational Use Plan and the Draft Barataria Strategic Plan.

The Louisiana Trustees are asking the public to attend a meeting on January 24 in New Orleans to hear about both draft restoration plans and provide public comment.

The Trustees are also extending the public comment period for the Draft Recreational Use Plan. Originally scheduled to close January 19, it will be extended beyond the January 24 meeting date and a new comment period deadline will be available shortly. The Draft Barataria Strategic plan comment period deadline remains the same, February 5.

  • What: Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group meeting to present the Draft Recreational Use and Draft Barataria Strategic Plans, and solicit public comment.
  • When: January 24, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: University of New Orleans, Homer Hitt Alumni Center’s Geoghegan Grand Ballroom
    2000 Lakeshore Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70148

The meeting will also be live streamed on the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority Board’s Facebook page.

Any additional information on the January 24 meeting, or any other updates related to the draft restoration plans will be available on the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group's webpage.