Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans

Name Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans
Contact Person Jeffery M. Lynch - General Counsel
Mailing Address Post Office Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
Phone Number 504-528-3228
Fax Number 504-528-3209
Board Email lynchj@portno.com
Website www.portno.com
Legal Authority R.S. 34:1
Year Created 1896
Organizational Placement Independent political subdivision of the State of Louisiana
Purpose/Function Pursuant to R.S. 34:21, the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans shall regulate the commerce and traffic of the port and harbor of New Orleans. It shall be the duty of the Board to administer the public wharves, docks, sheds, and landings of the port which are owned and operated by the Board. The Board shall further finance and construct wharves and other structures necessary for the operation of the port and maintain said wharves and other structures, including the depths of water fronting said developments. The Board also provides light, water, police protection and other services it deems advisable to such wharves and facilities and shall charge for the use of all facilities administered by the Board and for all services rendered such fees, rates, tariffs or other charges as it may establish.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 12
Estimated number in current year: 12
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $57472
  Current year budgeted: $40000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 252
Unclassified: 28
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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