Skip Navigation Links
      RS 33:130.83     


§130.83.  Powers and functions of the board

The board shall have the following powers and functions:

(1)  Make recommendations and provide relevant information about the wards 4 and 6 area concerning such matters as:

(a)  Natural and environmental conditions, trends of industrial population, developments, and the culture of the people.

(b)  Land use in the area.

(c)  The need for and the proposed general locations of commercial, mixed use, public, or private works and facilities in the area.

(2)  Make or assist in studies of the resources of the Wards 4 and 6 area and the problems affecting the development of the area and make such studies available to the public.  In making such studies, the board may seek assistance from public or private sources.

(3)  Prepare, maintain, and make available listings of the resources of the wards 4 and 6 area and of the major public and private works which affect the development of the area.

(4)  Provide information in order to foster public awareness and understanding of the purpose of the board and to stimulate public interest and participation in the development of the area.

(5)  Accept the donation of public or private grants and services.

(6)  Solicit the assistance of industry and private civic organizations in the control and reduction of litter in the area and encourage participation in the "adopt-a-road" program as provided in R.S. 48:235 for the purpose of controlling litter along the highways of the area.

(7)  Hold public hearings and sponsor public forums.

(8)  Exercise all other powers necessary and proper for the discharge of its function.

Acts 2010, No. 87, §1.

If you experience any technical difficulties navigating this website, click here to contact the webmaster.
P.O. Box 94062 (900 North Third Street) Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9062