NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
A Public Hearing will be held at the State Capitol Basement, House Committee Room 3, Baton Rouge, LA, 70804, on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 9:30 a.m.
This Public Hearing will be held in accordance with Act 334 of the 1974 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature and conducted by the Joint Legislative Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works.
The purpose of this Public Hearing is to review highway construction priorities for the fiscal year 2008-2009 for the parishes of Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, St. James, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana, which comprise Highway District 61.
A copy of the Preliminary Program for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 is available for review by interested persons at the Department of Transportation and Development District 61 Administrator’s office, 8100 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA, 70815, and also at the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Headquarters Building, 1201 Capitol Access Road, Room 200U, Baton Rouge, LA 70802.
All interested persons are invited to be present at the above time and place for the purpose of becoming fully acquainted with the proposed program and will be afforded an opportunity to express their views.
Oral testimony will be received. However, in order that all persons desiring to make a statement have an equal opportunity to do so, it is requested that every effort be made to complete individual testimony in as short a period of time as possible. Oral testimony may be supplemented by presenting important facts and documentation in writing. Your cooperation and assistance will be appreciated.
Written statements and comments should be handed to the committee conducting the Hearing, or mailed to the following address, postmarked within 30 calendar days following the Hearing:
JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION,
HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC WORKS
C/O LA DOTD (SECTION 85)
P.O. BOX 94245
BATON ROUGE, LA 70804-9245
Senator Joe McPherson, Chair Representative Nita Hutter, Chair
Senate Committee on Transportation, House Committee on Transportation,
Highways and Public Works Highways and Public Works
This meeting is subject to cancellation pending a requirement of legislators having to participate in a Special Session of the Louisiana State Legislature that may be called by the Governor. If you have any questions or comments regarding the public hearing, contact Robin Romeo at (225) 379-1208.