President Hotard Announces Additional $1.1 million for Canal Cleaning

Published on March 08, 2023

Parish President Hotard Announces Additional $1.1 million in Grant Funding for Canal Cleaning


Parish President Jaclyn Hotard announces $1.1 million grant award from the National Resources Conservation Services (NRCS) to remove debris from canals in St. John Parish.


“This additional grant award is a testament to the hard work of my administration to aggressively pursue funding for critical projects including much-needed drainage improvements,” said Parish President Hotard.


To date, more than $2 million in funding has been awarded to St. John Parish from NRCS. Phase One of the canal cleaning project through NRCS was completed in November and work is expected to begin on the next phase in approximately 60 days. ###


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