Meetings
 
Louisiana Board of Ethics
LaSalle Building
First Floor - Griffon Room
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
2:00 PM
617 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Note: Meetings begin on February 20, 2014 and continue to February 21, 2014.

Executive Session
Consideration of complaints and reports deemed confidential pursuant to Section 1141 of the Code of Governmental Ethics.
Discussion in executive session of the EAB decision in the matter involving Milton Stiebing and Meyer Engineers.

Louisiana Board of Ethics
LaSalle Building
First Floor - LaBelle Room
FEBRUARY 21, 2014
9:00 AM
617 North 3rd Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

GENERAL
Appearances
G1. Docket No. 13-822
Waiver request submitted by John Landrum, member of the KIPP New Orleans Charter School Board, regarding a $1,000 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 20 days late.
G2. Docket No. 13-1089
An appearance in connection with a request that the Board reconsider the waiver of the $1,200, $1,000 and $1,200 campaign finance late fees assessed against Pelican State Liberty PAC and Reilly O'Neal, its chairman, whose three (3) Monthly campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 6, 5 and 6 days late.
G3. Docket No. 13-1299
Reconsideration of a waiver request submitted by Victor Blanchard, IV, a member of the Livestock Brand Commission, regarding a $1,500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2.1 annual pfd 282 days late.
G4. Docket No. 13-1708
An appearance in connection with a request that the Board waive the $1,000 campaign finance late fee assessed against Michael R. Delesdernier, Other Person in the October 19, 2013 Proposition Election, whose Special Report for Propositions campaign finance disclosure report was filed 27 days late.
G5. Docket No. 13-1709
An appearance in connection with a request that the Board waive the $880 campaign finance late fee assessed against Larry Dale, in the October 19, 2013 Proposition Election, whose Special Report for Propositions campaign finance disclosure report was filed 22 days late.
G6. Docket No. 14-026
Waiver request submitted by Freddie Molden, III, a member of the Iberville Parish School Board, regarding a $850 late fee assessed for filing his 2011-2012 School Board Disclosure Statement 17 days late.
Consent Agenda, Consent Opinions
&
Items Requiring No Board Action
G7. Docket No. 12-2151
Consent opinion regarding Mr. Bobby Hardrick, Jr., contracting with his agency the Miller-McCoy Charter School (Academy) in New Orleans.
G8. Docket No. 13-993
Advisory opinion request regarding a police captain for the Town of Independence and his brother being on the staff.
G9. Docket No. 13-1462
Advisory opinion regarding whether the members of the Interstate Commission on Educational Opportunity for Military Children are required to file annual personal financial disclosure statements.
G10. Docket No. 13-1488
Advisory opinion request regarding the application of the post employment provisions to George Bendeck a former employee of the Program Management Team at Jacobs/CSRS representing the Recovery School District and the Orleans Parish School Board in rebuilding schools in New Orleans.
G11. Docket No. 13-1562
Advisory opinion regarding whether the Program manager for IBTS, David Ratcliff, may apply for a variance with the Construction Board of Appeals for the City of Central.
G12. Docket No. 13-1570
Advisory opinion request from the Town of Homer a regarding potential Ethics violations by Mayor Smith and other employees of the Town.
G13. Docket No. 13-1701
Advisory opinion request from Kathy Jones-Bruner, an elected member of the Beauregard Parish School Board, regarding her employment with Rehabilitation Services of SWLA.
G14. Docket No. 13-1770
Advisory opinion request from Maury O. Chatellier, concerning his potential employment with a private consulting firm after the termination of his employment with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.
G15. Docket No. 13-1771
Advisory opinion regarding whether Talisha Chiquet may be appointed to the Lafourche Parish Library Board of Control while her father-in-law sits as the Library Branch Administrator and whether Angelique Torres maybe appointed to the Lafourche Parish Library Board while her sister is employed as a Library coordinator.
G16. Docket No. 13-1776
Request for advisory opinion regarding Pineville City Court Clerks and dual office-holding
G17. Docket No. 13-1780
Advisory opinion request from D. Wallace a school administrator regarding potential violations of the Code of Governmental Ethics if her company was to contract with schools and school districts.
G18. Docket No. 13-1782
Advisory Opinion request regarding how the post-employment restrictions will effect Mr. Cliff Vanicor, a former Calcasieu Paris Police Jury (CPPJ) employee.
G19. Docket No. 13-1785
Request for an advisory opinion regarding Ernest A. Burguières, a Mandeville City Councilman, providing underwriting for an office Christmas Party.
G20. Docket No. 13-1787
Advisory opinion regarding whether Paul Toups, a State Trooper, may accept employment with Alpha Trident Group.
G21. Docket No. 14-004
Advisory opinion request from Natalie Lopez-Robin, Councilwoman for the City of New Iberia, regarding her attendance at a Mardi Gras ball in South Carolina.
G22. Docket No. 14-005
Request for an advisory opinion regarding Charlotte Trosclair, Director of Vermilion Parish Library (VPL), regarding the future marriage of her Business Manager to VPL's air conditioning repairman.
G23. Docket No. 14-006
Advisory opinion regarding Julian A. Toupes, Jr. a Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) employee securing outside employment with Meyer Engineers.
G24. Docket No. 14-010
Advisory opinion regarding whether Justin Cox, a member of the Pointe Coupee Parish Police Jury, may participate in the vote to appoint members to the Health Service District Board while he is employed with Acadian Ambulance.
G25. Docket No. 14-011
Advisory opinion request regarding whether Andrea Menard, the sister of Breaux Bridge Alderman, Albert Menard, may be hired by the police department of Breaux Bridge as a school crossing guard.
Disclosure Reports
G26. Docket No. 14-039
Notice of disclosure reports filed with the Board during December 2013.
Regular Business
G27. Docket No. MINUTES
January 2014 Board Minutes
G28.   WAIVER REQUESTS - CAMPAIGN FINANCE
  Docket No. Chart
February 2014 Campaign Finance Waiver Chart.
  Docket No. 13-1695
Request the Board waive the $540, $600 and $2,000 campaign finance late fees assessed against Julie Disotell Harrington, a candidate for State Representative, 38th District in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 10-P, EDE-P and 10-G campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 9, 462 and 454 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1711
In connection with a request that the Board consider to waive the $200 campaign finance late fees assessed against LA Association of Conservation Districts, whose October 2013 Monthly campaign finance disclosure report was filed 1 day late.
  Docket No. 13-1819
In connection with a request that the Board waive the $720, $400 and $1,000 campaign finance late fees assessed against Jimmie Randle, a candidate for Selectman, District VI, City of Plaquemine in the October November 6, 2012 Election, whose EDE-P, 10-P and 10-G campaign finance disclosure reports were filed 18, 268 and 238 days late
  Docket No. 13-1820
In connection with a request that the Board consider to waive the $600 campaign finance late fees assessed against Physicans Advocacy PAC LLC, whose November 2013 Monthly campaign finance disclosure report was filed 3 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1821
In connection with a request the Board waive the $960 and $2,000 campaign finance late fees assessed against William "Van" Howenstine, a candidate for Clerk of Orleans Second City Court, Orleans Parish in the November 6, 2012 election, whose 30-P and 10-G campaign finance disclosure report was filed 16 and 380 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1823
In connection with a request the Board waive the $200 campaign finance late fee assessed against Zoe Olivia Fleming, a candidate for Judge, Juvenile Court, Section C, Jefferson Parish in the October 19, 2013 election, whose EDE-G campaign finance disclosure report was filed 2 days late.
  Docket No. 14-018
In connection with a request the Board waive the $1,000 campaign finance late fee assessed against Androniki "Niki Bird" Papazoglakis, a candidate for Governor in the October 22, 2011 election, whose 2011 Supplemental campaign finance disclosure report was filed 546 days late.
G29.   WAIVER REQUESTS - LOBBYING
  Docket No. CHART
February 2014 Lobbying Waiver Chart.
  Docket No. 13-1745
Request that the Board waive the $500 late fee assessed against Dino Paternostro for his failure to timely file a Lobbyist Supplemental Report.
  Docket No. 13-1774
Request that the Board waive the $250 late fee assessed against James Siegel for his failure to timely file his November 2013 lobbyist expenditure report.
  Docket No. 13-1781
Request that the Board waive the $50 late fee assessed against Jennifer Pappan for her failure to timely file a lobbyist expenditure report for October 2013.
  Docket No. 13-1783
Request that the Board waive the $200 late fee assessed against Pearce Cinman for his failure to timely file a Lobbyist Supplemental Report.
  Docket No. 14-003
Request to waive the $1,500 late fee regarding Don Hidalgo's failure to timely file a supplemental lobbying report.
G30.   WAIVER REQUESTS - PERSONAL FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE
  Docket No. waiver
February 2014 Personal Financial Disclosure Waiver Chart .
  Docket No. 13-1717
Waiver request submitted by Lee Arthur Thomas, a former member of the Bienville Parish Police Jury, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 161 days late and a $200 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 4 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1718
Waiver request submitted by Marcus Michael Lambert, a former member of the St. Charles Parish Council, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 28 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1720
Waiver request submitted by Adrian Thompson, a former member of the Ascension Parish Council, regarding a $1400 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 14 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1721
Waiver request submitted by Columbus James Boston, a member of the Lucky Board of Aldermen, Bienville Parish, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2009 Tier 3 annual pfd 338 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1722
Waiver request submitted by Dudley A. Gautreaux, Senator of District 21, regarding a $1700 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 17 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1725
Waiver request submitted by Earlin Fruge, a Evangeline Parish Constable, regarding a $800 late fee assessed for filing his amended 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 8 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1726
Waiver request submitted by Adam Smith, a member of the Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy, East Baton Rouge Parish, regarding a $1150 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 23 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1727
Waiver request submitted by Albert Ely Edwards, a member of the Fannie C. Williams Charter School, Orleans Parish, regarding a $600 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 12 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1728
Waiver request submitted by Billy Joe Ellingburg, a member of the Morehouse Parish School Board, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 126 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1729
Waiver request submitted by Anna Maria Camus, a member of the Belle Chasse Academy Charter School, Orleans Parish, regarding a $50 late fee assessed for filing her 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 1 day late.
  Docket No. 13-1730
Waiver request submitted by Gary James Plauche, a member of the Avoyelles Parish Police Jury, regarding a $200 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 4 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1732
Waiver request submitted by Glenn Bernard McKinley, a member of the Avoyelles Parish Police Jury, regarding a $250 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 5 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1766
Waiver request submitted by Lenis Dale Trahan, a member of the Acadia Parish Police Jury, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 39 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1796
Waiver request submitted by Eugene Venzant, a member of the Bryceland Board of Aldermen, Bienville Parish, regarding a $250 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 5 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1798
Waiver request submitted by Joseph Burgess Cornelius, a member of the Minden City Council, Webster Parish, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 131 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1800
Waiver request submitted by Irwin Charles Hopkins, a Pointe Coupee Parish Constable, District 2, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 pfd 192 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1813
Waiver request submitted by Henry L. Billiot, a member of the St. Tammany Parish Council, District 10, regarding a $900 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd 9 days late.
  Docket No. 14-019
Waiver request submitted by Charles Thomas McCabe, Jr., a member of the Board of Dentristry, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2.1 annual pfd 359 days late.
  Docket No. 14-020
Waiver request submitted by Robert Julien Burvant, a member of the Sojourner Truth Charter School, Orleans Parish, regarding a $300 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 6 days late.
  Docket No. 14-021
Waiver request submitted by Willie George Lee, a member of the St. Helena Parish School Board, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 133 days late and a $150 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 3 days late.
  Docket No. 14-022
Waiver request submitted by Lori Suzanne Lamm-Williams, a member of the Denham Springs City Council, Livingston Parish, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing her 2010 Tier 2 annual pfd amendment 159 days late.
  Docket No. 14-023
Waiver request submitted by Gilbert Ball, a member of the Angie Board of Aldermen, Washington Parish, regarding a $600 late fee assessed for failing to file his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 12 days late.
  Docket No. 14-024
Waiver request submitted by John Paul Canik, a member of the Killian Board of Aldermen, Livingston Parish, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 141 days late.
  Docket No. 14-025
Waiver request submitted by Jimmy Dale Gaylor, a member of the Caldwell Parish Police Jury, regarding a $50 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 1 day late.
  Docket No. 14-027
Waiver request submitted by Irene Jefferson Wiley, a member of the Clayton Board of Aldermen, Concordia Parish, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing her 2011 Tier 3 annual pfd 111 days late.
  Docket No. 14-028
Waiver request submitted by Johnnie Taylor, Mayor of the Town of Powhatan, Natchitoches Parish, regarding a $150 late fee assessed for filing her 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 3 days late.
  Docket No. 14-029
Waiver request submitted by Andrea Lemoine, a member of the Plaucheville Board of Aldermen, Avoyelles Parish, regarding a $350 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 7 days late.
  Docket No. 14-030
Waiver request submitted by A. Lena Stewart, a member of the Eastern New Orleans Neighborhood Advisory Committee, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing her 2011 Tier 2.1 annual pfd 298 days late.
  Docket No. 14-031
Waiver request submitted by Petrouchka Moise, a member of the Mentorship Academy Charter School, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing her 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 36 days late.
  Docket No. 14-034
Waiver request submitted by Darryl L. Robertson, former member of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board and former candidate for Baker City Council, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2 annual pfd amendment 500 days late and a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 3 candidate pfd amendment 487 days late.
  Docket No. 14-035
Waiver request submitted by Edward Franklin McKaskle, a member of the Forest Board of Aldermen, West Carroll Parish, regarding a $1500 late fee assessed for filing his 2009 Tier 3 annual pfd 452 days late.
  Docket No. 14-036
Waiver request submitted by Rodney G. Arbuckle, the DeSoto Parish Sheriff, a member of the Criminalistics Laboratory Commission, and a member of the Highway Safety Commissioner, regarding a $400 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 2 annual pfd amendment 4 days late.
  Docket No. 14-037
Waiver request submitted by Leroy Kelly, a member of the Clayton Board of Aldermen, Concordia Parish, regarding a $600 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 12 days late.
G31.   WAIVER REQUESTS - OTHER DISCLOSURE
  Docket No. 13-1824
Waiver request submitted by Glynn Ludley regarding a $2,500 late fee assessed for filing his amended 2009 Tier 2 candidate pfd 97 days late; a $2,500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2 annual pfd 511 days late; a $800 late fee assessed for filing his 2011 Tier 2 annual pfd 8 days late; a $1,500 late fee assessed for filing his 2012-2013 School Board Disclosure Statement 323 days late.
G32.   WAIVER REQUESTS - UNTIMELY
  Docket No. 13-975
Untimely request for reconsideration of a waiver request submitted by Raymond Calep, a member of the Lucky Board of Aldermen, Bienville Parish $1,500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 3 annual pfd 342 days late.
  Docket No. 13-1723
Untimely waiver request submitted by George Rabb, a member of the Friends of King School Charter School Board, regarding a $250 late fee assessed for filing his 2013-2014 School Board Disclosure Statement five (5) days late.
  Docket No. 14-1822
Untimely waiver request that the Board waive the $1,500 late fee assessed against Mrs. Paulette Bailey Wilson for her failure to timely file a Lobbyist Supplemental Report.
  Docket No. 14-032
Untimely waiver request submitted by Perry Fleming, a member of the Mangham Board of Aldermen, Richland Parish, regarding a $300 late fee assessed for filing his 2012 Tier 3 annual pfd 6 days late.
  Docket No. 14-033
Waiver request submitted by Thomas Cade Benoit, a member of the Acadia Parish Police Jury, regarding a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2 amendment annual pfd 170 days late and a $2500 late fee assessed for filing his 2010 Tier 2 amendment candidate pfd 170 days late.