Flood Protection

Our levees and pumps aren’t enough to keep New Orleans dry | Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 27, 2018

The start of hurricane season always raises our collective anxiety level a bit. South Louisianians have to be on...

West bank voters approve new levee millage

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 28, 2018

Voters on the west bank of Jefferson Parish on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a new property tax that will fund...

Our Views: West Jefferson voters should approve property tax for flood protection

By The Advocate Editorial Board

Source: The Advocate

April 27, 2018

When it comes to taxes, essential services have to be paid for, and one of them in Louisiana more...

‘Yes’ on West Jefferson levee maintenance tax | Editorial

By The Times-Picayune Editorial Board

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 27, 2018

The Times-Picayune editorial board makes the following recommendation for Saturday’s (April 28) election. JEFFERSON PARISH WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT...

On the Ballot: West Jefferson Levee District Millage

March 29, 2018

Today the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) releases On the Ballot: West Jefferson Levee District Property Tax, April 28, 2018. On April...