EBR Stormwater Master Plan official will speak at Press Club on Monday, Aug. 16

The Press Club of Baton Rouge will hear about the East Baton Rouge Parish Stormwater Master Plan on Monday, Aug. 16. Melissa Kennedy, project manager with parish contractor HNTB, will provide an overview and update on the plan, which seeks to identify flood-related risks and recommend prioritized capital improvements to mitigate or reverse those risks.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at noon, is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For everyone’s safety, masks are required except when seated. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.