Creole Nature Trail Scenic Byway District Board of Commissioners

Name Creole Nature Trail Scenic Byway District Board of Commissioners
Contact Person Ms. Shelley Johnson - Secretary/Treasurer
Mailing Address Post Office Box 1912
Lake Charles, LA 70602
Phone Number 337-436-9588
Fax Number 337-494-7952
Board Email sjohnson@visitlakecharles.org
Website www.creolenaturetrail.org
Legal Authority R.S. 48:1815
Year Created 1995
Organizational Placement N/A
Purpose/Function The board is responsible for developing and implementing a plan for the preservation, beautification, and promotion of the scenic drive kown as the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
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: $3397
  Current year budgeted: $5800
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
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)  Grant  State Agency: LA Office Of Tourism
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 June 25, 2013 Board Meeting Resignation of Board Member, Michael K. Dees and seating of new Board Member Annette Richey appointed by the Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau.


The Creole Nature Trial District Byway's is on a calendar year ending December 31st. Due to this, approved financial information is not confirmed until the 1st quarter of the next year.

All financial information for 2013 will be approved in the first quarter of 2014.
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