Governor's Advisory Task Force on Atchafalaya River Basin Restoration and Enhancement

Name Governor's Advisory Task Force on Atchafalaya River Basin Restoration and Enhancement
Contact Person Chip Kline - Executive Assistant, Governor's Office of Coastal Activities
Mailing Address 1051 N. Third Street, Ste 138
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number 225-342-4367
Fax Number 225-342-5214
Board Email chip.kline@la.gov
Website --
Legal Authority E.O. JBE 20-22
Year Created 2020
Organizational Placement Office of the Governor - Coastal Activities
Purpose/Function Elevate critical issues facing the Atchafalaya River Basin today and the important of its holistic management for navigation, flood control, and restoration; Identify and build support for new and recurring sources of funding, including working closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reinvigorate the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System - Louisiana Project; Identify shared goals and values for restoration and enhancement of the Basin, as illustrated by project types that would benefit both the Basin and the larger coastal program as managed by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority; and Serve to proactively build consensus and advise the Atchafalaya Basin Program on matters relating to implementation of the Atchafalaya Basin Floodway System - Louisiana Project.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 20
Number Currently Serving: 20
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 7
Estimated number in current year: 7
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:
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