Public Notice: Watershed Region 6 Steering Committee Meeting – May 24, 2023

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The Regional Steering Committee of Watershed Region 6 will hold a meeting on May 24, 2023 at 10:00 am. This meeting is in accordance with Louisiana Watershed Initiative activities and is integral to providing a sustainable, institutional basis to increase continuity, improve flood resilience, and enable more effective flood prevention within our region.

Date: May 24, 2023
Time: 10:00-12:00pm
Location: Parish Courthouse, 300 Houmas St , Donaldsonville La 70346


• Modeling Presentation by L. R. “Eric” Erikson, P.E., CFM | Department Manager –
Water Resources, Michael Baker International
• Legislation Status from State.
• Round 1 Regional Projects Status
• Round 2 Criteria and application dates
• Scope of Work for this coming FY


10:00 – 10:15 am Welcome:
• Call to Order
• Roll Call
Review and Adoption of Minutes
• April 27, 2022 Meeting

10:15 – 10:45 am
L. R. “Eric” Erikson, P.E., CFM | Department Manager – Water Resources
Michael Baker International

10:45 – 11:00 am Legislative Status from State
• How will this legislation change what we are
currently doing.
• Will need to outreach to our Parishes and
communities regarding this change in status

10:45 – 10:50 am Sub-Committee Update
• Louisiana Floodplain Managers Conference, Ruston LA
March 28-31, 2023 (Attended)
• Association of State Floodplain Managers Conference,
Raliegh, North Carolina, May 7-11, 2023 (Attended)

11:00am – 11:15 am Brief Discussion Governance Structure

11:15 am – 11:30 am Status of Round I Projects

11:30 am – 11:45 am Criteria for Round II Projects and application dates

11:45 am – 11:50 am Summary of Technical Assistance Interviews

11:50 am – 11:55 am Committee Members Comments

11:55 am – 12:00 pm Closeout
• Public Comments
• Key Dates (Legislation Date)
• Next Meeting – As determined
• Adjourn

Activities for next meeting:
• Complete and circulate meeting minutes
• Incorporate comments and corrections to meeting minutes
• Provide status of legislation to the regional Steering Committee.
• Develop Ranking for Round II Projects
• Begin the development of a Watershed Plan for Region 6


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