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Date Nov. 2, 2018

Request a copy of the "Change Order" policy for elevation reimbursement.
It has been stated that after a homeowner signs the grant agreement for elevation and reconstruction that a change order would be made to include additional costs of elevation.
The program costs are listed in the Homeowners Manual version 4.1 and were updated in the APA 9 July 18, 2018.

According to policy in the homeowners manual 4.1 and emails received from Paul Roberts the final grant award is reflected in the eGrants program only.

I need the policy on updating egrants to reflect the additional elevation costs.
>>> Response by State of Louisiana DOA OCD-DRU <<<
Date 11-8-2018

Your November 2, 2018 public records request was received by the Division of Administration on November 2, 2018. We are conducting a search for records. Once the search is finished, the records will be reviewed for privileges and exemptions. We will contact you as soon as the review is completed, and all non-exempt records will be made available to you.

FAQ No. 35    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 11-7-2018

Request copies of all Restore LA Homeowners Program - Reconstruction Procedure Change Alerts between the dates of May 17, 2018 and Oct. 12, 2018.

FAQ No. 36    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 11-7-2018

Request the following document, RLHP Construction Standards Operating Procedures.

This document is prepared and reviewed by both IEM Inc. and the states OCD-DRU offices.
The file name may change due to version changes and edits.
Last known file name was RLHP Construction SOP 9.17.18.docx I would like a newer updated versions if possible.

FAQ No. 37    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Request the employment hire status of the following individuals whether they are direct hires by IEM Inc. under W2's or classified as Independent Contractors and paid as G-1099 contract employees.

  • Nick Speyrer
  • Derrick Speyrer
  • Paul Roberts

>>> Response by State of Louisiana <<<
Date 11-8-2018

Your November 8, 2018 public records request was received by the Division of Administration on November 8, 2018. We are conducting a search for records. Once the search is finished, the records will be reviewed for privileges and exemptions. We will contact you as soon as the review is completed, and all non-exempt records will be made available to you.

FAQ No. 38    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 11-8-2018

Request email communications sent, received, drafts and deleted items on Sept. 25, 2018 between any and all persons communicating to, or by email CC, or referencing in office activity with Nick Speyrer using any domain name or email address.

>>> Response by State of Louisiana <<<

Date 11-8-2018

Your November 8, 2018 public records request was received by the Division of Administration on November 8, 2018. We are conducting a search for records. Once the search is finished, the records will be reviewed for privileges and exemptions. We will contact you as soon as the review is completed, and all non-exempt records will be made available to you.

FAQ No. 39    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 11-9-2018

Request the number of homeowners that have SBA Loan amounts listed as Duplication of Benefits for their Restore Louisiana Homeowners Program application matching the SBA Cancellation codes provided below.

I am requesting the value of XX.


  1. C10 total of 695 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.
  2. C11 total of 42 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.
  3. C12 total of 267 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.
  4. C13 total of 11 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.
  5. C14 total of 78 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.
  6. C16 total of 65 homeowners of which XX have SBA DOB listed on their RLHP accounts.

>>> Response by State of Louisiana <<<
Date 11-14-2018

This is to acknowledge your public record request of November 9, 2018, below.

The Division of Administration does not have a document which is response to your request below. Note that the Louisiana public records law is for production of existing documents; your request below is for the preparation of a non-existing report.

FAQ No. 40    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 11-15-2018

Request a copy of any reply, comment, summary, brief or letter from any federal department or agency to include the President of the United State of America, HUD, Office of Budget and Management, FEMA and the SBA related to or in reference to the letter Governor John Bel Edwards wrote Oct. 5, 2018 "Gov. Edwards Submits Waiver Request to President Trump for SBA Duplication of Benefits Fix" linked here "Edwards Letter to President Waiver Request".

RE: 42 U.S.C. 5155(b)(4) Waiver Request
>>> Response by State of Louisiana OCD-DRU DOA <<<
Date 11-21-2018
This is to acknowledge your public record request below. The Division of Administration is not in possession of documents responsive to your request.

FAQ No. 41    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 12-11-2018

Request the updated contract between the State of Louisiana OCD-DRU and IEM Inc. to include SECTION 12 SUBCONTRACTS list.

I am specifically looking the IEM Inc / OCD-DRU contract that identifies the following contractors as being vetted and authorized as sub-contractors. under section 12 Subcontracts within the IEM Inc. contract.

  • Dynamic Construction
  • Design and Build

FAQ No. 43    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 12-12-2018

Request the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the state of Louisiana OCD-DRU Restore Homeowners Program Appeals Process.
I would like all appeal team members contact information and titles.
I also need the duties and responsibilities of Paul Roberts Solutions 2 Lead to include scope of work for a his role with Restore LA.
I specifically am looking for documented policy authorizing Paul Roberts and any person not involved in the Appeals Process the right to overturn appeal team determinations made by the Appeals Team.

FAQ No. 44    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

Date 12-12-2018

Request the written permission from the state of Louisiana allowing IEM Inc. to enter into subcontracts with third parties named;

  • Dynamic Construction
  • Design and Build

>>> Response by State of Louisiana OCD-DRU DOA <<<

Date 12-19-2018

Your public record request dated December 12, 2018 was received by the Division of Administration on December 12, 2018. Attached are the documents responsive to your request.

FAQ No. 45    

Date: 1-4-2019 Updated: 1-4-2019 Subject:

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