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: 13
Estimated number in current year: 13
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: $7,500.00
  Current year budgeted: $9,500.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $12,000.00
  Current year budgeted: $16,151.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $605.00
  Current year budgeted: $11,300.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 20
Part-time: 1
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 which is recorded in other charges

2016-2017
The main funding for the Levee District will go to the project to raise the levee at Red Chute 2016-17 we are awaiting approval from the Corps of Engineers.

2017-18 Budget will be determined at March, 2017 this will depend on what projects were completed in the year ending June 30, 2017. At this time we are unable to determine this because we are still awaiting approval on the Corps of Engineers to perform work on the Red Chute Levee
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