Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-1036
Advisory Opinion request regarding the appointment of Brenda English as an Alderman for the Village of Athens. (Claiborne Parish; Pop. = 249)
Brenda English has been a contracted meter reader for the Village of Athens for at least 28 years. Ms. English receives a Form 1099 from the Village for her work. On August 11, 2017, Ms. English was appointed by the Athens Board of Aldermen to fill the vacated spot following the resignation of William White.
La. R.S. 42:1114 provides that each public servant and each member of his immediate family who derives anything of economic value, directly, through any transaction involving the agency of such public servant or who derives any thing of economic value of which he may be reasonably expected to know through a person which (1) is regulated by the agency of such public servant, or (2) has bid on or entered into or is in any way financially interested in any contract, subcontract, or any transaction under the supervision or jurisdiction of the agency of such public servant shall disclose certain information as set forth in Section 1114.

Decline to render advisory opinion as to appointment. Advise as to need to file 1114 disclosure statement.
Assigned Attorney: David Bordelon
2017-1036 - Advisory Opinion Draft (2.0)
2017-1036 AOR