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Feb 08, 2013
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Appointment of Occie Norton to the Chenier Plain Costal Restoration and Protection Authority

BATON ROUGE- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointment of Occie Norton to the Chenier Plain Costal Restoration and Protection Authority. 

The Chenier Plain Costal Restoration and Protection Authority is responsible for establishing, constructing, operating, or maintaining flood control works as they relate to hurricane protection, tidewater flooding, saltwater intrusion, and conservation. 

According to statute, the board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments. Three members must be selected from nominations submitted by the police jury of Calcasieu Parish, three members must be selected from nominations submitted by the police jury of Cameron Parish, and three members must be selected from nominations submitted by the police jury of Vermillion Parish. The appointments are subject to Senate confirmation. 

Occie Norton, of Westlake, is a civil engineer for the Levingston Group, LLC. Norton was nominated by the Police Jury of Calcasieu Parish, and will be appointed to serve as a representative of Calcasieu Parish, as required by statute.

 
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