Agenda Item
Docket No. 19-439
Advisory opinion request regarding John O'Donnell's candidacy for member of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury.
John O'Donnell is currently employed as the Director of the Community Health Department at the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (SLAHEC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit public health foundation that performs a variety of public health needs throughout the state of Louisiana. SLAHEC receives funding from the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and the Louisiana Department of Health. Mr. O'Donnell is planning to run for member of the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury in the October 12, 2019 election.
La. R.S. 1111C(2)(d) prohibits a public servant and any legal entity in which the public servant exercises control or owns an interest in excess of twenty-five percent, from receiving anything of economic value for services rendered from a person who has or is seeking to obtain contractual or other business or financial relationships with the public servant's agency.
Adopt the proposed advisory opinion.
Assigned Attorney: Jennifer Land
2019-439 Draft Advisory Opinion
2019-439 Request for Opinion