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STATE OF LOUISIANA <br /> F Go DEPARTMENT OF STATE CIVILSERVICE <br /> LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS <br /> F O. BOX 4368 <br /> BATONP ROUGE <br /> LA219560]0821 <br /> (225)2135600 <br /> FAX 5)386 <br /> 1-60600-642-663030 <br /> www.etM1ics.la.gov <br /> July 10, 2023 <br /> Terry Stuard <br /> Fire Chief <br /> St. Tammany Fire District No. 12 <br /> 19375 Highway 36 <br /> Covington, Louisiana 70433 <br /> Re: Docket No.2023-365 <br /> Advisory Opinion <br /> Dear Mr. Stuard: <br /> The Louisiana Board of Ethics, at its meeting on July 7, 2023, considered your request for an <br /> advisory opinion on behalf of the St. Tammany Parish Fire District No. 12 ("Fire District") as to <br /> whether the Code of Governmental Ethics ("Code") prohibits Kevin Perilloux from being <br /> appointed to fill a vacancy on the Fire District's Board. <br /> FACTS PROVIDED <br /> The Fire District Board wants to fill an upcoming vacancy by appointing Kevin Perilloux to the <br /> position. You stated that Mr. Perilloux is not an immediate family member of any current Fire <br /> District Board member or employee. Mr. Perilloux is a local mechanic who performs services on <br /> your wife's vehicle but does not provide any services for the Fire District. <br /> CONCLUSION <br /> The Board concluded, and instructed me to inform you, that the appointment of Kevin Perilloux <br /> as a member of the Fire District Board presents no issues under the Code. <br /> This advisory opinion is based solely on the facts as set forth herein. Changes to the facts as <br /> presented may result in a different application of the provisions of the Code of Governmental <br /> Ethics. The Board issues no opinion as to past conduct and or to laws other than the Code of <br /> Governmental Ethics, the Campaign Finance Disclosure Act, the Lobbyist Disclosure Acts, and <br /> the conflict of interest provisions contained in the Louisiana Gaming Control Law. If you have any <br /> questions,please contact me at(800) 842-6630 or (225) 219-5600. <br /> Sincerely, <br /> LoUISIA A-$ RD THICS <br /> David M. Bordelon <br /> For the Board <br /> Page 1 of 1 (BD 2023-365) <br /> AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER <br />