Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-156
Advisory Opinion request of Richie Broomfield, Mayor, Village of Dodson (Winn Parish).
Richie Broomfield, Mayor of the Village of Dodson (Winn Parish), is employed by Dodson Equipment Company, which is owned by his father, Richard Broomfield. Since 1983, the Village has done business with Dodson Equipment for parts and mowers for Village equipment. Dodson Equipment is the only vendor in the area.

Richie Broomfield took office as Mayor on January 2, 2017. At that time he spoke with Ethics staff regarding any potential violations. Mayor Broomfield advised he would request this advisory opinion and not conduct any business with Dodson Equipment until a ruling by the Board.

La. R.S. 42:1113A states no public servant, or a member of such a public servant's immediate family, or a legal entity in which he has a controlling interest shall bid on or enter into any contract, subcontract or other transaction that is under the supervision or jurisdiction of the agency of such public servant.

Adopt the draft advisory opinion.
Assigned Attorney: David Bordelon
2017-156- Advisory Opinion Draft
2017-156 Complaint
2017-156- Additional Info from Broomfield