Tensas Basin Levee District Board of Commissioners

Name Tensas Basin Levee District Board of Commissioners
Contact Person Mr. John C Stringer - Executive Director
Mailing Address P. O. Box 68
Rayville, LA 71269
Phone Number 318-728-4446
Fax Number 318-728-0444
Board Email tensasbasin@att.net
Website tensasbasinlevee.org
Legal Authority R. S.38:291
Year Created 1884
Organizational Placement Richland Parish
Purpose/Function Provide flood protection for large portion of Southeast Arkansas and Northeast Louisiana (11 1/2 parishes and counties). Construct, operate and maintain flood control structures including 434 miles of levee, 361 miles of flood control channels, 135 floodgates, 7 storm water pumping stations and 15 dams(weirs). Regulate and permit all activity on or near these flood control works. Maintenance includes mowing levee, repairing levees with earth moving equipment, dredging channels, spraying channels for brush control, mechanical repairs to pumping plants, flood gates, heave equipment, etc..
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 11
Number Currently Serving: 11
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: $7500
  Current year budgeted: $10900
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $12000
  Current year budgeted: $12000
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $21954
  Current year budgeted: $34000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 37
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:
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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