Byways Commission

Name Byways Commission
Contact Person Doug Bourgeois - Executive Director, Louisiana Byways
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94361
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361
Phone Number 225-342-8146
Fax Number 225-342-1501
Board Email dbourgeois@crt.la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority R.S. 56:1948.11
Year Created 2003
Organizational Placement Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Purpose/Function The commission shall preserve, enhance, and promote special roads within the Louisiana Byways Program that offer historical, cultural, scenic, natural, archeological, recreation, and economic resources.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 8
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
Estimated number in current year: 2
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: 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)    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 Asistant Secretary of State Parks and Secretary of CRT are 2 Ex Officio member positions.

Presently one person,Robert Barham, serves as Asistant Secretary of State Parks and Acting Secretary of CRT
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