State Soil and Water Conservation Commission

Name State Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Contact Person Mr. Bradley E. Spicer - Assistant Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Forestry
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3554
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3554
Phone Number 225-922-1269
Fax Number 225-922-2577
Board Email brad_e@ldaf.state.la.us
Website ldaf.state.la.us
Legal Authority Act 370, 1938;RS 3: Chapter 9:1201-1219
Year Created 1938
Organizational Placement LA Department of Agriculture & Forestry/Office of Soil & Water Conservation
Purpose/Function Makes SWCD supervisor appointments and assists in conducting district elections;secures assistance for districts from federal and state agencies;serves as the official state entity to cooperate with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and provides general oversight of the conservation program.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 8
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 10
Estimated number in current year: 11
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: $35      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: $7084
  Current year budgeted: $8841
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: LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry
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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