South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission

Name South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission
Contact Person Mr. Patrick J. DuFresne - Executive Director
Mailing Address 163 West Hickory Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
Phone Number 985-386-9309
Fax Number 985-386-9389
Board Email portmanchac@i-55.com
Website portmanchac.org
Legal Authority R.S. 34:1951
Year Created 1962
Organizational Placement South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission
Purpose/Function Port Authority - A shallow draft port facility,Port Manchac, located in Manchac,Louisiana. Operation consists of transportation, storage,shipping of products,leasing of warehouses and docks.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 7
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 15
Estimated number in current year: 15
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: $1179
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 2
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: South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission
Other (explain)  Cash Reimbursements  State Agency: South Tangipahoa Parish Port Commission
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:
Notes Port Authority- A shallow draft port facility, Port Manchac, located in Manchac, Louisiana. Operations consists of transportation, storage,shipping products, leasing of warehouses and docks. (BARGE-RAIL-TRUCK0

CREATED 1962 LEGAL AUTHORITY: R.S. 34;1951

Commission will amend its Budget for 2014 at their next meeting
on October 21, 2014 and also adopt a proposed Budget for year
2015 for a Public Hearing in December, 2014

The Budget Info pages 3, 4 and 5 will be submitted in December, 2014.

Waiting for two appointments from Governor to fill the two vacancies. Mark Griggs and Michael Williams resigned from the Commission effective date 7/1/2014.

Please notify if there are any questions or furthr information is required. Thanks, Helen
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