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United Houma Nation

 December 2016



Keynote Speaker: Lt. Governor Jefferson Keel
Tickets available online and at the office.

Youth Scholarship Raffle

The UHN is currently selling raffle tickets for our Youth Scholarship Fund. Stop by the office today to get one or two or five! $1 a ticket. Great prizes. Drawing at Annual Tribal Banquet, December 17th.



12/10    Dulac Community Center  10am
12/11  Bayou Blue  1pm
12/17   Golden Meadow  10am
12/17   Grand Bois                          1pm
12/18  Dularge Gym                       2:30pm

2017 Coastal Master Plan

Public Hearings Being Held on CPRA’s 2017 

Draft Coastal Master Plan & Fiscal 2018 Draft Annual Plan

In accordance with Louisiana Legislative Act 8 of the First Extraordinary Session of 2005, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority was created to develop, implement and enforce a comprehensive protection and restoration Master Plan for Louisiana.  It is also mandated that CPRA provide an update to the Master Plan every five years, to take maximum advantage of new science, innovation and lessons learned.

CPRA is also required to update their Annual Plan, to showcase near-term projects and budget allocations forecasted over the next three fiscal years.

As part of the Master Plan and Annual Plan process, CPRA has scheduled four public meetings to take comment on both Draft Plans.  Public comment and feedback will be accepted until March 26, 2017.

The schedule for public hearings is as follows:

 
Lake Charles
January 17, 2017
Lake Charles Civic Center
Jean Lafitte Room
900 Lakeshore Drive
 
New Orleans 
January 18, 2017
Port of New Orleans
Auditorium,1350 Port of New Orleans Place

Houma
January 24, 2017
Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center
Pelican Room, 346 Civic Center Boulevard
 
Mandeville
January 25, 2017
David C. Treen Instructional Technology Center
Conference Center, 2024 Livingston Street
 
All four public meetings will include:
  • 3:30–5:30 p.m. Open house with information about both the Coastal Master Plan and Annual Plan;
  • 5:30–7:30 p.m. Presentation on the 2017 Coastal Master Plan and public comment session followed by presentation on the FY 2018 Draft Annual Plan and public comment session.
Pre-CPRA 2017 Master Plan 
UHN Community Meetings: 
January 4th - Marrero/Lafitte  (tba)January 5th - Montegut Gym (time tba)January 10th - South Lafourche Library @ 5pmJanuary 11th - Dulac Community Center @ 6pm St. Bernard - (tba)Ironton - (tba)

Post-CPRA 2017 Master Plan
UHN Community Meetings: 
February 15th -Marrero/Lafitte (tba) February 16th - Montegut Gym (time tba)February 21st - South Lafourche Library @ 5pm February 22nd - Dulac Community Center @ 6pm St. Bernard - (tba)Ironton - (tba) 
Public comments may be submitted:
Via email to: coastal@la.gov, or Via regular mail to:
CPRA
Attn: Chuck Perrodin, P.O. Box 44027, Baton Rouge, LA 70804


Committees Call for Applications

The United Houma Nation needs you! Join a committee! Open seats for Tribal Security & Community Services, Personnel & Administration, KUHN Advisory Board, Budget & Finance, Enrollment Board & Elections Committee.                        Applications available online here. 

Stay Connected

In an effort to better link the multiple United Houma Nation Offices, the Tribe has switched to a voice over Integrated telephone system that allows the transfer of calls from one office to another seamlessly.

December 1, 2016 we transitioned to the following phone numbers:

UHN Enrollment Office (985) 275-0820

KUHN Radio Station (985) 275-0821

The following numbers have not changed:

UHN Archival Office, Principal Chief Office, STOP Program, Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Wellness Center (985) 223-3093

UHN Marrero Outreach Office (504) 341-4008

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Fundraising with Smile


The United Houma Nation is now part of the Amazon Smile fundraising network. Next time you are shopping online remember proceeds from purchases can go directly to the Tribe if you select UHN with Amazon Smile. 


SCHEDULED EVENTS 

17 December • 6-10:30pm
Tribal Banquet

Grand Calliou Rec Center

106 Badou Road

Dulac, La 70345


14 January • 10am
Tribal Council
Meeting

16241 East Main Street

Cutoff, LA 70345

Every Tuesday  
9-11am + 3-5pm
Wellness Center
991 Grand Calliou Road
Houma, LA 70363

Every Wednesday • 1-3pm
Artisan Think Tank
Meeting & Work Group
991 Grand Calliou Rd.
Houma, LA 70363



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