Regional Planning Commission of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes

Name Regional Planning Commission of Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes
Contact Person Mr. Nicholas B. Silvey - Director of Management and Finance
Mailing Address 10 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124
Phone Number 504-483-8508
Fax Number 504-483-8526
Board Email rpc@norpc.org
Website www.norpc.org
Legal Authority La Revised Statutes 33:131 et seq.
Year Created 1962
Organizational Placement Boards and Commission
Purpose/Function The RPC is the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the greater New Orleans and the Slidell and Mandeville/Covington urbanized areas, and one of eight such planning bodies establised by the state to satisfy federal and state requirements for regional comprehensive and economic development planning.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 31
Number Currently Serving: 30
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: $50      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $4800
  Current year budgeted: $6000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $1717
  Current year budgeted: $18000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 22
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:
Notes The September 11, 2012 TCP & RPC Meetings were canceled due to Hurricane Issac.
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