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2015-1385
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 1/20/2017
12 page(s)
Consent order in which David Young agrees he violated La. R.S. 18:1505.2A(1) by making contributions in his name on behalf of the Louisiana State Troopers' Association totaling $17,500 to John Bel Edwards, Cloyce Clark, Paula Davis, Scott A. Angelle, Pete Schneider, Paul Hollis, Frank A. Hoffman, Chris Broadwater, John Dardenne, Joel Robideaux and the Hous Democratic Campaign. The Louisiana State Troopers' Assocaition also agrees that it violated La. R.S. 18:1505.2A(1) by making the above contributions in the name of David Young.
2016-963
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that an employee of the City of New Iberia Public Works Department would not be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from continuing his part-time employment with Autozone, since he is a salaried employee, his salary is unaffected by the relationship between Autozone and the City, he has no ownership interest in Autozone, and he does not hold a position other than being an employee in accordance with 82-02D.
2016-1048
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit a former employee of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) from receiving compensation from the Orleans Levee District for assisting it in an arbitration hearing as expert witness since the Orleans Levee District is not considered a person within the Code of Governmental Ethics and testifying as an expert witness was not a service the former employee rendered while employed by GOHSEP.
2016-1015
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
3 page(s)
Advisory opinion that daughter of the Chief Deputy of the Jefferson Davis Sheriff’s Office would not be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from being employed within the Criminal Investigations Division of the Sheriff’s Office since the Chief Deputy is not considered an agency head of the Division. However, a disqualification plan would need to be submitted for approval by the Board and in compliance with La. R.S. 42:1112C and Chapter 14 of the Boards Rules.
2016-1113
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit a social worker with the Office of Behavioral Health Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Program from being employed by the Band of Angels, since she would not be performing services for individuals placed in a nursing facility by OBH.
2016-1042
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
1 page(s)
Advisory opinion that sibling of the brother-in-law of the City of Bossier City Youth Sports Supervisor would not be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from contracting with the City of Bossier City Purchasing Department to provide concessionaire services for the City of Bossier City sports complexes.
2016-679 (2)
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
6 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit a McNeese State University employee from receiving complimentary accommodations of lodging and transportation since the employee is traveling in his capacity as a member of the task force and committee; A McNeese employee would not be prohibited from receiving complimentary travel from SWASFAA, since it is not coming from a prohibited source and it is given to the employee in his capacity as President of the SWASFAA; a McNeese employee who receive proper approval within the McNeese faculty workload policy would not be prohibited by La. R.S. 42:1111A from receiving airfare, meals, bunk, and transportation to and from the Ocean Exploration Trust as part of a fellowship since the employee is not receiving a thing of economic value for being a McNeese professor; a McNeese employee who received proper approval within the McNeese faulty workload policy would not be prohibited from receiving travel and lodging associated with public universities outside of the United States with such expense being paid by a foreign government; the exception in La. R.S. 42:1123(6) is applicable to a public employee of a public higher educational institution covered by the tenure policy of the Board of Regents or the tenure policies and the administration of the tenure policies by the three higher educational management board; however, administrative employees not covered by the tenure policy would not fall within the exception.
2015-845 (2)
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
9 page(s)
Consent order in which Sara Brumfield agrees that she violated La. R.S. 42:1112B(1) on each occasion that she approved invoices for payment and co-signed checked on behalf of the 21st J.D.C. for services provided by her son, Brandon Andrews and his company, J&B Industries, LLC, in connection with the Drug Court Program.
2015-845
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
9 page(s)
Consent order in which Brandon Andrews and J&B Industries, LLC agree that they violated La. R.S. 42:1113A on each occasion that Brandon Andrews and J&B Industries, LLC provided services in connection with the Drug Court Program, and submitted an invoice to the 21st J.D.C. for services rendered, at time when his mother, Sara Brumfield, was employed as the Judicial Administrator for the 21st. J.D.C.
2014-889
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
6 page(s)
Consent order in which Kivett's Electrical Heating and Cooling Services agrees that it violated La. R.S. 42:1113A(1)(a) by entering into a transaction with the Village of Richmond to install air conditioning at the concession stand of the Richmond Sports Complex, when such transaction was under the supervision or jurisdiction of the agency of Robert Kivett, Sr., the Mayor of the Village of Richmond, and at a time when Kivett's Eletrcial Heating and Cooling Services was owned by the sons of Robert Kivett, Sr.
2013-1477
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
8 page(s)
Consent order in which Peter Galvin agrees that he violated La. R.S. 42:1111A as Coroner for St. Tammany Parish by purchasing meals with Coroner's Office credit card; purchasing a marine generator totaling $9,169.50; and receiving pay for 1,125 hours of annual and sick leave which he was not duly entitled to receive; that he violated La. R.S. 42:1112A, 1113A(1)(a), 1111C(1)(a), and 1116A by participating in the trasnfer of periodic renewal of a City of Slidell Jail Medicial Services contract fron the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office to his private medical practice in which his private medical practice received $126,666.56 in compensation from the the City of Slidell Jail for services provided by Mark Lombard, an employee of the Coroner's Office; that Peter Galvan violated La. R.S. 42:1112B(2) by participating in the lease of office speace by the Coroner's Office from Jet Cash, LLC, a company owned by his business partner, Mass Prentiss Blackwell, Jr. and by submitting two invoices totaling $9,635 to the Coroner's Office from Three Deuces, Inc., for construction work performed on the new Coroner's Office by Three Deuces, Inc., a company owned by Mass Prentiss Blackwell, Jr.
2014-762
Type: Consent Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
8 page(s)
Consent order in which Michael Couvillon agrees that he violated La. R.S. 42:1113A by virtue of his entering into a transaction under the supervision or jurisdiction of the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office to purchase a foreclosed home at a Sheriff’s Sale conducted and supervised by his agency and that he violated La. R.S. 42:1112A by participating in the seizure and sale by the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office of the foreclosed home in which he had a personal substantial economic interest.
2016-1024
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that CGR Inc. would not be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from signing an Independent Contractor Agreement with a former employee of the St. Tammany Parish Legal Department, since the former employee will not assist GRC Inc., in any transaction or appearance in connection with a transaction that she participated during her public employment and nor render any services back to her former agency.
2016-890 (2)
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Lacombe Booster Club, whose president is a former member of the St. Tammany Recreation District No. 4 (District), would not be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from transacting with the District through a Memorandum of Understanding with the District since the Lacombe Booster Club would not be assisting another person for compensation in a transaction with the District.
2016-1035
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
1 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit a former St. Landry Parish Councilman from being hired to serve as the District Five Public Works Director for the District Five Public Works Commission of St. Landry, since the Commission is not part of his former agency and his former agency would not participate in any way in his employment with the Commission.
2016-1047
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
1 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit a former contractor who performed bookkeeping, payroll, and issued monthly complied financial statements for the DeSoto Communications District from being appointed by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury as a member of the DeSoto Communication District Board since she would not be assisting another person in a transaction involving the District nor would she be rendering any service to, for, or on behalf of the District.
2016-1112
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
1 page(s)
Advisory opinion that a husband a wife who serve on the St. Mary Parish Recreation District No. 3 would not be prohibited by Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from voting on whether Central Catholic High School can use the Recreation District softball fields although Central Catholic High School employs both their son and daughter-in-law.
2016-1043
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
1 page(s)
Advisory opinion that Livonia Auto Repair, LLC would be prohibited by the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics from continuing to provide services to the Town of Livonia while an immediate family member of the owners of Livonia Auto Repair, LLC serves on the Livonia Town Council.
2016-1050
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit public servants from accepting promotional gifts from Washington National Insurance Company, since the gifts cost less than $5 dollars and bears the company’s logo.
2016-1049
Type: Advisory Opinion Decision Date: 12/16/2016
2 page(s)
Advisory opinion that the post-employment provisions within the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics would not prohibit Medical Temps from entering into a temporary staffing contract with Morehouse General Hospital (Hospital) since the former CFO of the Hospital and spouse of the owner of Medical Temps resigned from the Hospital and a separate property agreement exists between the spouses.

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