2006-203
Created By: Latisha Thomas on 07/17/2006 at 02:51 PM
Category: Ethics Advisory Opinions, Miscellaneous
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July 14, 2006

Andrea L. West
Assistant District Attorney
St. Landry Parish Government
P.O. Box 921
Eunice, LA 70535

RE: Ethics Board Docket No. 2006-203

Dear Ms. West:

The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its July 13, 2006 meeting, considered your request for an advisory opinion concerning whether Bruce Boudreaux, an elected member of the St. Landry Parish Council, may be appointed by the St. Landry Parish Council to serve as an ex-officio member of the St. Landry Parish Airport Authority.

The Board concluded, and instructed me to inform you, that the Code of Governmental Ethics prohibits Mr. Boudreaux from being appointed by the St. Landry Parish Council to the St. Landry Parish Airport Authority. Section 1113 of the Code of Governmental Ethics prohibits a public servant from bidding on or entering into any contract, subcontract or other transaction that is under the supervision or jurisdiction of the public servant’s agency. Mr. Boudreaux’s agency is the St. Landry Parish Council, therefore, Mr. Boudreaux is prohibited from being appointed to any position by the St. Landry Parish Council.

The Board issues no opinion as to laws other than the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (225)763-8777 or 1-800-842-6630.

Sincerely,


Alesia M. Ardoin
For the Board





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