Protecting Our People, Our Property
and Our Way of Life
January 16,  2017
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Upcoming NLLD Meetings
January 17, 2017

NLLD Office
3862 Highway 1  Raceland

5:00 pm
Finance & Priority Committee Meeting

5:15 pm or immediately following F & P Committee
Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

2017 NLLD
Board of Commissioners 

Cory Kief,

Timothy Allen,
Vice President

Kenney Matherne,

Louis Andolsek, Jr. 

Rodney Foret

Darcy Kiffe

Adley Peltier

Elmo Pitre, III

Robert Pitre

Shawn Preston, Sr. 

Joni Tuck



Dwayne Bourgeois,
Executive Director

Madonna Viguerie,
Administrative Assistant

Thank you for your leadership and service!
About the NLLD  
The North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District (known as NLLD) was formed in 1992 to provide drainage and flood protection services for the northern portion of Lafourche Parish, including the entire parish north of the Intracoastal Canal. 

The District includes over 250 miles of levees and drainage canals, and over 40 pump stations.

The NLLD office is located at 3862 Highway 1
Raceland, LA  70394

Phone:  985-537-2244
Your Comments Are Needed on 
LA's Coastal Master Plan
Voice Your Support for Area Levee and Restoration Projects at January 24 Meeting in Houma

The DRAFT 2017 Louisiana Coastal Master Plan and DRAFT FY 2018 Annual Plan, which provide a blueprint for advancing coastal restoration and protection projects in the state, are now available for public review and comment at and

As part of this process, the LA Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is hosting public hearings in coastal communities throughout Louisiana to provide an opportunity for you to learn more and share your feedback. 

The NLLD encourages you to attend the upcoming meeting in Houma to voice your support for Lafourche Parish levee and restoration projects included in the Plan.

Coastal Master Plan Public Hearing
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Houma Terrebonne Civic Center 
Pelican Room
346 Civic Center Boulevard
in Houma

3:30 PM | Open House
5:30 PM | Presentations and Public Comment 

NLLD Welcomes New Project Manager Arthur Ostheimer to the Team

The NLLD is pleased to introduce new Project/Program Manager Arthur Ostheimer. 

Arthur joined the District on December 5 and is responsible for monitoring the progress of NLLD levee and drainage projects, and advancing work on these projects. 

A Terrebonne Parish native, he earned Management and Construction Management degrees at LSU and gained valuable project management experience with a local engineering firm before taking on his current role at NLLD.   Arthur and his wife have four young children and live in Bayou Black, where he enjoys hunting, fishing, and helping his father with the family's vegetable farm.

Work Continues on Schedule 
for Lockport to Larose Reach D2 

Construction of the first phase of Reach D2 in the Lockport to Larose Levee Improvement Project is proceeding on schedule, according to contractor Womack & Sons Construction Group.  

Reach D2 is located from the Private Arceneaux Pump Station east to the Larose Pump Station at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.  The first phase of construction (Phase A) includes building the levee height to 7.5 feet, which is considerably above its current average height.

The first phase of Lockport to Larose Reach D2 construction will raise the levee to 7.5 feet.

2017 NLLD Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule Now Available

The 2017 NLLD Meeting Schedule is available here and on the NLLD website at


NLLD works daily to protect our people, our property and our way of life in Lafourche Parish!
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