Orleans Levee District Seeks Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Firms

NEW ORLEANS – The Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority of the Orleans Levee District (The Authority) is seeking qualified firms to submit applications to be certified as Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) businesses. The Authority, over the next few years, will be engaged in Rehabilitation Projects at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport area and its Assets.

Through the Louisiana Unified Certification Program (LAUCP), Firms/businesses that are certified with the Authority are automatically certified and eligible to seek business opportunities with the following agencies as well:

Regional Transit Authority (RTA);
Louisiana State Department of Transportation & Development (DOTD);
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport; and If you are already DBE certified with any of these agencies, you do not need to re-apply for certification in order to meet bidding requirements. To apply to the Authority for DBE certification, please contact Ms. Joan M. Coats, DBE Liaison Officer, at the numbers or email listed below.

In addition, through Reciprocity, businesses that are certified with the Authority can experience expedited certification with the City of New Orleans’ DBE Program.

Commissioner Eugene J. Green, Jr., recently appointed to the Authority’s Board of Directors by Congressman Cedric Richmond, is the new Chairman of the Authority’s Commercial Real Estate Committee. He encourages qualified businesses to be certified by either the Authority or one of the agencies listed above.

As quoted by Commissioner Green:
“There will soon be excellent opportunities to do business with the Authority and those agencies. The Authority will take seriously the importance of its DBE Program and business participation in building a stronger economic base in our community.”

Joan M. Coats, DBE Liaison Officer
Compliance Program Office
Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority
6508 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 286-8130 (office); (504) 286-8131 (fax)

email: jcoats@nfpama.com
website: www.nfpama.com

The Non-Flood Protection Asset Management Authority manages, controls, regulates, operates, and maintains any Non-Flood Protection facility or improvement asset or function within a Levee District within the jurisdiction of a flood protection authority. (website: www.nfpama.com)

Congratulations to Commander Corporation, a DBE certified firm, for being the successful bidder on one of the Authority’s project:

“Landmark Apron & Drainage Repairs at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport”

Orleans Marina and South Shore Harbor Improvements News

Thank you for joining Orleans Marina and South Shore Harbor!
You are among the lucky boaters who enjoy scenic marinas, within 10 minutes of the Greater New Orleans area, a gateway to Lake Pontchartrain, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast only a few hours away.
We appreciate our long time tenants and their commitment to a safe, pleasant boating experience.
We also appreciate our Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation board members and staff who have a seat on the Authority Board, as well as LPBF staff who work with our staff on mutual interests.

Join Senator Bishop and Representative Bouie at the Shelter at Home Contractor Job Fair! Wednesday, September 28, 2016

New Orleans – This event is co-sponsored by the New Orleans Legislative Delegation. It is one of several opportunities for local contractors, MBE/ DBE businesses and trades to provide their infonnation and speak to the General Contractors procured by GOHSEP for the Shelter at Home Program. Please plan on attending. Bring your business cards and resumes to help your fellow Louisianans’ recover!

WWII AirPower Expo 2016 at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport November 4-6, 2016

WWII AirPower Expo 2016 will gather historic 1940s warbirds and the veteran aviators who flew them for a three-day celebration of airborne might. Presented by The National WWII Museum, the Commemorative Air Force, and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, the Expo will offer thrilling aerial demonstrations, aircraft tours, authentic WWII-era entertainment, hands-on activities for adults and children alike, and the opportunity to meet some of the men and women who helped win World War II. Touch the planes and talk to the heroes—November 4 to 6 at New Orleans Lakefront Airport.

2017 Rock’n’Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, February 5th ROAD CLOSURE MAP & INFORMATION

The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon will start on Poydras Street near Lafayette Square and finish in City Park near Tad Gormley Stadium. The Full & Half Marathon races will begin at 7:30 am. The 10K will start earlier at 7:00 am at St. Charles Street and S Maestri Street. New to 2017 is a Saturday 5K in City Park that will start at 7:15am.

2017 Rock’n’Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, February 5th ROAD CLOSURE MAP & INFORMATION

The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon will start on Poydras Street near Lafayette Square and finish in City Park near Tad Gormley Stadium. The Full & Half Marathon races will begin at 7:30 am. The 10K will start earlier at 7:00 am at St. Charles Street and S Maestri Street. New to 2017 is a Saturday 5K in City Park that will start at 7:15am.

Touch a Truck will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm at Lakefront Airport (6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd.)

Discounted advance tickets are available for purchase below and by calling JLNO’s Headquarters at 504-891-5845. Day-of Individual Tickets will be $10, and Family Packs will be $40.

Children under 12 months get into the event for free.

Join the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) at Touch a Truck, a unique, one-day experience that gives children and their families an up-close look at their favorite “big trucks” and the opportunity to meet the people that protect, serve, and build Metropolitan New Orleans.