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PRESS RELEASE

PUBLIC AWARENESS MEETING SET FOR TUESDAY REGARDING SPOTENTIAL FLOODING ISSUES FOR BUTTE LAROSE

ST. MARTIN PARISH (May 5, 2011) - A public awareness meeting regarding the potential flooding issues for Butte LaRose will be held on Tuesday, May 10th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Butte LaRose Fire Department located at 1721 Herman Dupuis Rd. St. Martin Parish Government Officials will be present to discuss preventative measures concerning the possibility of the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers sing waters. As a precautionary measure, Parish President Guy Cormier has eclared a State of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the rising water.

Residents are encouraged to visit the following website for up to date information garding the potential flooding issues: www.stmartinohsep.org.


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