Sept. 7, 2018

Dear Councilmembers:

We, the below signed, are your constituents and property owners who have been damaged by construction of the SWB’s SELA drainage project. We have listened with great interest to your recent meetings regarding the SWB’s role with this project and the disastrous effect the project has had on our homes and lives for years on end. We thank you for your concern – it seems like no one else at City Hall is listening to us.

The purpose of this letter is to request that you schedule a special City Council session to question the SWB about the SELA project.  We would like to know about the millions of dollars that have been expended in defending, rather than resolving, our claims.  We also would like to know why the SWB refuses to resolve our claims in the face of abundant evidence that the SWB is responsible for the SELA project and that this project has caused damages to our homes and lives, as confirmed by a judgment issued by a court of this State and Parish.

We ask that you please give this matter your urgent attention. This is of utmost importance to us personally and to the City as a whole.  Thank you for your time and attention.

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