Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Plan BRIEFING TO: COASTAL PROTECTION AND RESTORATION AUTHORITY Baton Rouge, LA January 18, 2012.
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Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Plan BRIEFING TO: COASTAL PROTECTION AND RESTORATION AUTHORITY Baton Rouge, LA January 18, 2012
Legislative Guidance Act 8 of the 2005 1 st Special Session created the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA). Act 8 directs the CPRA to prepare an Annual Coastal Protection and Restoration Plan for submission to the legislature. Act 523 requires the Annual Plan to include: a three-year budget, an implementation projection, and a program progress assessment.
Timeline MilestoneDate Draft Plan released to the public1/18/12 Public Hearing – New Orleans1/23/12 Public Hearing – Houma1/24/12 Public Hearing – Lake Charles1/25/12 Close public comment period2/25/12 CPRA Approval of Final Plan3/21/12 Final Plan submitted to State Legislature 3/27/12
FY 2013 Annual Plan Presents progress made in the prior year (FY 2012). Describes how CPRA and our partners intend to protect and restore Louisiana’s coast in FY 2013: Lists projects planned for the following year and two years out. Identifies funding needs. Gives budgets and schedules for coastal protection and restoration efforts to increase accountability. Provides overview of 2012 Coastal Master Plan.
FY 2012: Keeping Stride in Difficult Times Despite disruptions of high water event of 2011, Tropical Storm Lee, and the Deepwater Horizon aftermath, CPRA kept moving forward with: More than $6.77 billion in projects completed or in construction Berms to Barrier initiative Signing of Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management Study
FY 2012: Projects in Construction 31 projects scheduled to begin or continue construction 6 projects scheduled to complete construction by end of FY 2012
FY 2013 Implementation Plan Projects in planning in FY 2013: 9 Projects in design in FY 2013: 26 Projects in construction for FY 2013: 50 Projects funded for O&M in FY 2013: 89 Projects funded for monitoring in FY 2013: 51