Agenda Item
Docket No. 19-357
Advisory opinion regarding whether the Code of Governmental Ethics would prohibit Trent Brown from seeking outside employment with the West Rapides Drainage Commission as a beaver trapper while he is employed with the Louisiana Department of Transportation (DOTD).
Mr. Brown provided that he is currently a full time employee and he serves as a Roadside Development Coordinator Herbicide Applicator. His duties include spraying the roadway and right of way signs for unwanted grass. Mr. Brown provided that he was recently approached by the West Rapides Drainage Commission to do beaver trapping for them on a part time basis in the evenings and om the weekends. He stated that this would not interfere with his official DOTD duties. Further, he added that he will only trap beaver on his off duty hours.
Adopt draft opinion.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
2019-357 Draft Opinion Rev
2019-357 Request for opinion
AO 2015-098 Nutria