Meetings
 
Louisiana Board of Ethics
LaSalle Building
First Floor - Griffon Room
JANUARY 19, 2012
1:00 PM
617 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Note: Meetings begin on January 19, 2012 and continue to January 20, 2012.

Executive Session
Consideration of complaints and reports deemed confidential pursuant to Section 1141 of the Code of Governmental Ethics.

Louisiana Board of Ethics
LaSalle Building
First Floor - LaBelle Room
JANUARY 20, 2012
9:00 AM
617 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

GENERAL
Appearances
G1. Docket No. 11-1434
Request that the Board waive the $500 and $500 campaign finance late fees assessed against LA Council on Legislative Action, a political committee, whose 90-P and 30-P campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 359 and 119 days late.
G2. Docket No. 11-1499
Request that the Board waive the $1,400 late fee assessed against NOBLE PAC, a political committee whose 90-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 7 days late.
Consent Agenda, Consent Opinions
&
Items Requiring No Board Action
G3. Docket No. 11-1311
Advisory opinion regarding whether Nathan Ashby, Town of Blanchard Alderman, may provide compensated services to Bearing Service and Supply, Inc. while it transacts business with the Town.
G4. Docket No. 11-1381
Advisory opinion regarding whether the son of Vong Nguyen, a member of the Intercultural Charter School Board, may be employed as a para-professional with the charter school.
G5. Docket No. 11-1756
Advisory opinion as to whether Susan Lindsey may be employed with the Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) after her retirement with the Department of Corrections.
G6. Docket No. 11-1772
Advisory opinion request from Mr. R. Perry Pringle regarding whether an engineer may perform work for the Caddo Levee District after his retirement from the Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD).
G7. Docket No. 11-1776
Advisory opinion regarding whether TBEC, LLC, owned by Cynthia Martin, may transact business with the Vernon Parish School Board while her husband serves on the school board.
G8. Docket No. 11-1781
Advisory opinion request regarding whether the Director of the New Orleans Employees' Retirement System, Jesse Evans Jr., may accept a door prize he received at a Louisiana Trustee Education Council (LATEC) symposium.
G9. Docket No. 11-1795
Advisory opinion regarding whether Holly Boffy, a newly elected member of BESE, may continue to be a paid consultant with the Council of Chief State School Officers.
G10. Docket No. 11-1852
Advisory opinion regarding whether the Mayor of Tallulah, Tallulah Council members, the Tallulah Chief of Police, appointed officials and employees of the City of Tallulah, as well as vendors and contractors of the City of Tallulah may donate or voluntarily relinquish wholly or partially the compensation or consideration earned and due by the City of Tallulah for the purpose of maintaining employees in lieu of a layoff.
G11. Docket No. 11-1876
Advisory opinion regarding whether Quadel Consulting Corp may submit a proposal to the Louisiana Housing Authority (LHA) to serve as the Subsidy Administrator for the LHA Project-Based Voucher Program.
Regular Business
G12. Docket No. MINUTES
Board Minutes from the December Agendas
G13. Docket No. 11-1762
Advisory opinion regarding William Owens working for the Mary Rives Gallaspy Trust #2, which has a financial relationship with Northwestern State University Foundation while William Owens is employed with Northwestern State University.
G14.   WAIVER REQUESTS - CAMPAIGN FINANCE
  Docket No. CHART
January 2012 CFDA Waiver Request Chart
  Docket No. 11-1497
Request that the Board waive the $500 campaign finance late fee assessed against American Sugar Cane League, a political committee whose 10-G campaign finance disclosure report was filed 71 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1808
Request that the Board waive the $480 late fee assessed against Steve Guidry, a candidate for Sheriff of St. John the Baptist Parish in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 8 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1810
Request that the Board waive the $540 late fee assessed against Marques Johnson, a candidate for City Court Marshal for the City of Oakdale in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 9 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1813
Request that the Board waive the $420 late fee assessed against Joe Panichella, a candidate for Sheriff of Avoyelles Parish in the October 22, 2011 election, whose Special campaign finance disclosure report was filed 7 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1814
Request that the Board waive the $1,200 late fee assessed against Russell Armstrong, a candidate for BESE, District 8 in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 12 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1815
Request that the Board waive the $540 late fee assessed against Gene Molinary, a candidate for Assessor for St. Bernard Parish in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 9 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1816
Request that the Board waive the $120 late fee assessed against Lennie Graham, Jr., a candidate for Sheriff of Richland Parish in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 2 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1834
Request that the Board waive the $480 late fee assessed against Walter A. Bennetti, a candidate for Jefferson Parish Council in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 8 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1835
Request that the Board waive the $60 late fee assessed against Joel Morgan, a candidate for State Representative, 86th District, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 1 day late.
  Docket No. 11-1836
Request that the Board waive the $420 late fee assessed against Clarence Williams, a candidate for Assessor of Terrebonne Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 7 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1837
Request that the Board waive the $600 late fee assessed against Codey "Krueger" Ingram, a candidate for Assessor of Terrebonne Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 7 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1838
Request that the Board waive the $2,000 campaign finance late fee assessed against LA FAM PAC, a political committee, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 11 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1839
Request that the Board waive the $300 campaign finance late fee assessed against Randall M. "Randy" Deshotel, a candidate for Clerk of Court for Evangeline Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 5 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1841
Request that the Board waive the $420 campaign finance late fee assessed against Timothy A. Tobin, Jr., a candidate for St. Bernard Parish President, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 7 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1842
Request that the Board waive the $480 late fee assessed against Ernest Baylor, Jr., a candidate for State Representative, 3rd District , in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 8 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1843
Request that the Board waive the $720 campaign finance late fee assessed against Ferrante "Coach" Dominique, a candidate for Clerk of Court for Iberville Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 12 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1844
Request that the Board waive the $673 campaign finance late fee assessed against Gerald "Scooter" Hamms, a candidate for Sheriff of Winn Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 13 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1845
Request that the Board waive the $600 campaign finance late fee assessed against John "Sam" Craft, a candidate for Sheriff of Vernon Parish, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 10 days late.
  Docket No. 11-1846
Request that the Board waive the $660 campaign finance late fee assessed against Heurlin C. Delpit, a candidate for State Representative, District 58, in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 30-P campaign finance disclosure report was filed 11 days late.
G15.   WAIVER REQUESTS - LOBBYING
  Docket No. CHART
Lobbying Waiver Request Chart for January 2012 meeting.
  Docket No. 11-1917
Request that the Board waive the $50 late fee assessed against Dr. Chuck Brown for failure to timely file his October 2011 Legislative and Executive lobbying expenditure report.
  Docket No. 11-1918
Request that the Board waive the $50 late fee assessed against Frederic Washington for failure to timely file his September 2011 Legislative and Local lobbying expenditure report.