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Published Jan. 17, 2022
Expiration date: 2/5/2022

NAME OF APPLICANT: Town of St. Francisville, c/o ELOS Environmental, LLC., Attn: Brian Fortson, 607 West Morris Avenue, Hammond, Louisiana 70403.

LOCATION OF WORK:  Located at approximate 4.02-acre site, in Sections 43, 44, & 47, Township 3 South, Range 3 West, along Prosperity Street, within St. Francisville, Louisiana, located in West Feliciana Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings (Latitude 30.77569 N Longitude -91.38229 W).  This project is located in the Mississippi River Basin (Bayou Sara / Thompson Creek HUC 08070201).

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant is requesting a Department of the Army permit authorization for the implementation of the St. Francisville Wastewater Treatment Plant Relocation project.  The proposed project includes the relocation of the existing wastewater treatment plant located in West Feliciana Parish.  The project entails the construction of a new wastewater treatment facility at the site of an abandoned man-made pond, and the installation and maintenance of force mains and discharge lines utilizing ten (10) 10-foot x 15-foot x 6-foot directional drill tie-ins with two lift stations.  The project purpose is to upgrade existing wastewater treatment capacity to meet current demands and to accommodate future growth of the St. Francisville community.  The proposed project would upgrade the existing facility which has experienced flooding and cannot properly treat the wastewater at its current location.  Approximately 0.2 acre of jurisdictional wetlands and 1.72 acres of Other Waters of the US are proposed to be impacted directly as a result of project implementation.  Approximately 0.01 acre of jurisdictional wetlands and 0.01 acre of jurisdictional Other Waters of the US are proposed to be temporarily impacted during construction.  Approximately 39,869 cubic yards of clay material, 5,019 cubic yards of concrete material, and 35 cubic yards of limestone material are to be placed in jurisdictional areas as a result of project implementation.  The applicant has claimed that the project has been designed to avoid and minimize direct and secondary adverse wetland impacts to the maximum extent practicable.  The applicant has stated that the project would integrate best management practices would be utilized during project implementation.  The applicant has stated that all unavoidable impacts to wetlands as a result of the project would be mitigated through the purchase of mitigation credits at a Corps-approved wetland mitigation bank.