Atchafalaya Trace Commission

Name Atchafalaya Trace Commission
Contact Person Justin K. Lemoine, PLA, ASLA - Executive Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 44247
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
Phone Number 225-342-8200
Fax Number 225-342-8173
Board Email jlemoine@crt.la.gov
Website www.atchafalaya.org
Legal Authority R.S. 25:1222
Year Created 1997
Organizational Placement Dept. of Culture, Rec & Tourism, Office of Cultural Development
Purpose/Function The Commission was created to preserve, protect, enhance and develop the historic, cultural, natural, scenic and recreational resources of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Federal Public Law 109-338-October 12, 2006 also refers to the Commission's duties regarding the planning and development of the Heritage Area.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 14
Number Currently Serving: 13
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 6
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: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 1
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: Dept. of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Dept. of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
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 All Atchafalaya Trace Commission meeting notices are posted on the calendar at Atchafalaya.org

The commission does not have any funds held in its name. All funds are through the Office of the Lt. Governor or through a grant with the National Park Service which are administered through the NHA program with the state.
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