Restore Louisiana to Host Virtual Public Hearing – Collecting Comments on Plan for Hurricanes Laura, Delta, Ida

Published 12:29 pm Thursday, June 16, 2022

On Tuesday, June 21 at 3 p.m., the Louisiana Office of Community Development will host a virtual public hearing  to gather comments on an action plan amendment to spend $1.27 billion in allocated funding for Hurricane Ida recovery efforts. The amendment also includes an additional allocation of $450 million for Hurricanes Laura and Delta, bringing the total for these two storms to more than $2.25 billion.

The 30-day public comment period closes at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 30.

The public comment period is an opportunity for the state to ensure that long-awaited recovery programs align with community needs, and we look forward to engaging with residents across the state. We would appreciate any assistance in sharing this information on your respective media channels to help reach as many impacted residents as possible and make them aware of this upcoming virtual meeting.

PUBLIC HEARING #2: STATEWIDE ZOOM MEETING

Attached please find a graphic for sharing, which highlights the meeting details for your area. Should you have any questions or would like to set up an interview with a member of the OCD leadership team, please feel free to reach out to me directly.

Additionally, we are encouraging homeowners affected by Hurricanes Laura, Delta, Ida or the 2021 May Severe Storms to take the program survey at restore.la.gov. Completing the survey is the critical first step for residents to receive assistance.