Agenda Item
Docket No. 20-883
Consent Opinion relative to the employment of Joseph Daniels within a department of the Franklin City Utilities Department while his brother, Bernard Daniels, served as the Director of Utilities, and when Eugene Foulcard, Mayor of the City of Franklin, knew they were related when Joseph Daniels was hired.
La. R.S. 42:1119A prohibits a member of the immediate family of an agency head from being employed in his agency.

La. R.S. 42:1119D provides a willful violation of this Section shall subject the agency head, member of the governing authority, the public employee having authority to hire and fire the employee, the immediate supervisor of the employee, whether or not such persons are immediate family members of the employee, and such employee, to disciplinary action and penalties provided by this Chapter.

La. R.S. 42:1102(2)(a) defines "Agency" to mean a department, office, division, agency, commission, board, committee, or other organizational unit of a governmental entity.

La. R.S. 42:1102(3) defines "Agency Head" to mean the chief executive or administrative officer of an agency or any member of a board or commission who exercises supervision over the agency.

Adopt and publish the Consent Opinion.
Assigned Attorney: Tracy Barker
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