Louisiana Recovery Authority Board of Directors to Meet in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (June 22, 2007) – The Louisiana Recovery Authority’s (LRA) Board of Directors will meet at 9:00 a.m., Monday, June 25, 2007 at the State Capitol in House Committee Room 1 in Baton Rouge.The board will consider a resolution to reallocate funds originally intended for state building repairs to the Road Home program and vote on a funding formula for school repairs. After a presentation from the City Council of New Orleans and Dr. Ed Blakely, the board will receive the Unified New Orleans Plan (UNOP) and consider the approval of the New Orleans Strategic Recovery and Redevelopment Plan. State Superintendent Paul Pastorek will also provide the board with an update on education recovery.

The board will also receive a briefing from the US Army Corps of Engineers on the Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force Risk and Reliability Report released earlier this week. Both the LRA’s Audit Committee and Housing Task Force will also provide updates on their work.

A copy of the agenda can be found online at http://lra.louisiana.gov/assets/june07/Agenda062507.pdf.

The meeting will be available for viewing via Web cast at: http://legis.state.la.us.

The dates of LRA Board of Directors meetings for the rest of 2007 are posted on the LRA Web site (www.lra.louisiana.gov). Meeting times and locations are subject to change.

Meeting agendas are posted on the LRA Web site as soon as they are available. All meetings are open to the public.

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