2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 39 — Public finance
RS 39:551.7 — Desoto parish industrial district


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§551.7. DeSoto Parish Industrial District

A. The DeSoto Parish Industrial District is hereby created as a political subdivision of the state. The territorial limits and jurisdiction of the district shall extend throughout the entire parish of DeSoto.

B.(1) The governing authority of the district shall be a board of commissioners consisting of twelve members: four members to be appointed by the governing authority of DeSoto Parish, including one from the parish at large and one resident from each of the following communities: Frierson, Gloster, and Pelican, and eight members, one to be appointed by the governing authority of each of the following municipalities: Mansfield, South Mansfield, Stanley, Logansport, Longstreet, Keatchie, Stonewall, and Grand Cane. Each member shall be a qualified voter and bona fide resident of the district during his term of office and shall serve for a term concurrent with the term of the authority which appointed him. Members shall serve without compensation; however, such members shall be entitled to reimbursement of actual expenses incurred in connection with official business of the district.

(2) The board of commissioners may appoint a treasurer for the district.

C. The powers and duties conferred by the constitution and laws of this state governing industrial districts and the power to incur debt and issue bonds to encourage industrial enterprises, including, but not by way of limitation, the provisions of R.S. 39:551.1 through 551.3 and the provisions of Part XII of Chapter 4 of Subtitle II of Title 39 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, shall apply to the DeSoto Parish Industrial District, except as otherwise provided in this Section.

Acts 1986, No. 933, §1, eff. July 10, 1986; Acts 2002, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 51, §1, eff. April 18, 2002.

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