Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-493
PFD Answer submitted by Melissa Ehlinger, a former member of the New Orleans Workforce Development Board, in response to a NOD received requesting she file a 2015 Tier 2.1 PFD.
Ms. Ehlinger was appointed in October 2015 to serve as a member of the Workforce Development Board. However, prior to attending her first meeting, her job status changed making her unable to serve on the Board.
La. R.S. 42:1124.2.1 requires financial disclosure for each member and designee of a board or commission which has the authority to expend, disburse or invest $10,000 or more of funds in a fiscal year on or before May 15th of each year during which the person holds office and the year following termination of the holding of such office.
La. R.S. 42:1124.4 of the Code provides that upon discovery of the failure to file, failure to timely file, omission of information or inaccurate information, the Board shall notify the filer by sending him a notice of delinquency by certified mail. The notice of delinquency shall inform the person that the financial statement must be filed, or that the information must be disclosed or accurately disclosed, or that a written answer contesting the allegation of such failure, omission, or inaccuracy must be filed no later than seven (7) business days after receipt of the notice of delinquency.
Advise Ms. Ehlinger she is not required to file.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2017-493 Answer