Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-897
Advisory opinion request of Alison Miller, Executive Director of the Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission, regarding the annual PFD filing requirement.
The Vermilion Parish Tourist Commission was created by the Vermilion Parish Police Jury in 1992 pursuant to La. R.S. 33:4754. The Tourist Commission is a voluntary board where no member receives compensation. The board manages a yearly budget of less than $50,000. Members are appointed by the Vermilion Parish Police Jury. Vermilion Parish has a population of 57,999.
AO 2017-2015 - Board found that the Vermilion Parish Library Board was not required to file PFD on basis that Board was created by Police Jury and population was less than 200K.
La. R.S. 42:1124.2.1A(1) provides that each member and any designee of a member of a board or commission that has the authority to expend, disburse, or invest ten thousand dollars or more of funds in a fiscal year.

La. R.S. 42:1124.2.1D(1)(b)(ii) provides that a "Board or commission" shall not mean any board or commission or like entity that governs a political subdivision created by a single parish governing authority of a parish with a population of two hundred thousand or less, or any subdistrict of such a political subdivision.

Adopt the proposed advisory opinion.
Assigned Attorney: David Bordelon
2017-897 - Advisory Opinion Draft
2017-897 AOR