CPRA Releases Plan for 2020

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released its draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020 to the public two day ago at its monthly board meeting in Baton Rouge.

The Annual Plan is the document by which the CPRA details how it aims to implement the vision of the Coastal Master Plan in the coming fiscal year based on the outlook of projected revenues and expenditures.

The FY20 plan outlines $783 million in projected expenditures with 89% for project-associated costs for six projects in planning, $10.8 million, 32 projects in engineering and design, $141 million, and 38 projects in construction, $505 million. The plan also includes $38.5 million for 154 projects in operation, maintenance and monitoring.

The Draft Annual Plan is open for public comments from Jan. 16 to March 9. CPRA will hold three public hearings on Jan. 29 in Lake Charles, Jan. 30 in New Orleans and Jan. 31 in Houma.

To view the Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Plan, click here.