New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission

Name New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission
Contact Person Brandy D. Christian - Chief Executive Officer
Mailing Address P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number 504-528-3201
Fax Number 504-528-3397
Board Email brandy.christian@portnola.com
Website www.railnola.com
Legal Authority La. R.S. 33:4530, et seq.
Year Created 2020
Organizational Placement Independent political subdivision
Purpose/Function The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission for the Port of New Orleans promotes economic growth and development in trade and commerce through the operation of a neutral switching and terminal carrier for the New Orleans rail gateway.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 7
Number Currently Serving: 6
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
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: $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: 178
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 Salary information for hourly employees are based on a 40 hour work week.

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