NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - FEMA recently awarded more than $2.4 million in Hurricane Isaac recovery money to Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish.
The money is designated for repairs to a number of buildings as well as mitigation measures to protect against future damage.
In Jefferson Parish, $1.2 million will cover repairs and mitigation for some water plants and facilities, distribution centers, sewer and water lines and lift stations.
A news release from FEMA lists the following projects slated for work from more than $1.2 million in assistance:
· Belle Chasse - Belle Chasse Fire Station III; Belle Chasse Government Building?; Belle Chasse Library; Belle Chasse Lockup; Belle Chasse Public Right-of-Way Maintenance Shop;? Belle Chasse Water Collection Office; Community Action Agency building; Council on Aging building; the Emergency Management Services Building; and the Recreation North Facility;
· Boothville - Boothville-Venice Elementary School Campus main building, gymnasium and cafeteria; and the Boothville-Venice Fire Station;
· Buras - Buras Auditorium; Buras Community Center; and the Buras Fire Station;
· Davant - the Percy Griffin Community Center;
· Empire - the O'Brien Fire Station;
· Phoenix - the Phoenix Fire Station;
· Point A La Hache - the Epalh Fire/Emergency Management Services Station; and
· Port Sulphur - the District 8 Council building; Port Sulphur Community Center; Port Sulphur Fire Station; and the Port Sulphur Public Right-of-Way Maintenance Building.
According to FEMA, it has awarded more than $312 million in assistance to Louisiana related to Hurricane Isaac.