Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners

Name Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners
Contact Person Ms. Mary Jane Easterly - Administrative Manager
Mailing Address Post Office Box 8279
Bossier City, LA 71113
Phone Number 318-746-7151
Fax Number 318-746-7206
Board Email blevee@bellsouth.net
Website bossierleveedistrict.org
Legal Authority 38:201
Year Created 1898
Organizational Placement Boards and Commissions Levee District
Purpose/Function provide levee and drainage maintenance and protection to the residents of Bossier and Red River Parishes.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
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: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $6525
  Current year budgeted: $8800
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $12000
  Current year budgeted: $12000
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $4295
  Current year budgeted: $7500
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 23
Part-time: 2
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:
Notes The budget included merit increases of 4% for employees.
Special Projects included raising the levee, bank stabilization, channel repair and restoration

We are not able to include the 2015-2016 budget at this time - on the current year we are anticipating beginning the repair of the Guideline Levee Raising and will not know until later this year what funds will be expended.
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