Complete Audit ending in 2004 Click here http://www.lla.state.la.us/cpa/05700233.pdf
At the end of the period June 30, 2004, the Reservoir Commission had $81,973
Construction in progress.
During the current period, the Reservoir Commission received a
capital project appropriation from the State of Louisiana for $1,000,000. These funds will
be expended over a period of two years. Of the total budget $795,435 will be used for,
engineering, planning, and environmental technical assistance regarding the securing of
the U. S. Army Corps of Engineering 404 Permit. The remaining balance of $204,565 is
for land acquisition, and construction.
The receivable consists of $154,786 which is due from the State of Louisiana.
5. CAPITAL ASSETS
Capital asset activity consists of $230,220 of construction in progress for the year
ended June 30, 2004. The construction in progress consists of consultant fees
and engineering fees, etc.
6. Current Liabilities
The Commission has current liabilities in capital project of $154,786 which consists of
earned consultant fees of $21,603 and earned engineering fees of $133,183.
EXPENDITURES: Budget Actual Variance
Insurance 5,000 - 5,000
Travel and promotions 6,000 503 5,497
Capital Outlay 5,000 - 5,000
Professional fees 3,500 - 3,500
Supplies 3,500 1,213 2,287
Other 1,500 1,500
Total expenditures 99,000 66,129 32,871
1. Select all expenditures made during the year for material and supplies exceeding
$15,000, or public works exceeding $100,000, and determine whether such purchases
were made in accordance with LAS-RS 38:2211-2251 (the public bid law).
The Commission did not have any purchases that exceed $15,000 or public works
exceeding $100,000. The Commission complied with public bid law
(page 24 labeled page 18)
************************ WHAT ABOUT DENMON *********************
Was the public bid law used in the selection of Denmon engineering?
Always the selected contractor due to HCR60 by Francis Thompson in 2003.
7. GRANT (on Page 20 labeled page 15)
The Washington Parish Reservoir Commission has received a grant of $1,000,000 from
the State of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, for the
purpose of studying, land acquisition, planning, and construction of the reservoir.
The Commission received'contributions from local entities of $100,000.
Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000) of the $1,000,000 grant was an appropriation
directly from the state general fund, and the remaining $600,000 was issued by the
state bond commission as a cash line of credit.
The local contributions consist of the following:
Washington Parish Government $ 50,000
City Of Bogalusa 10,000
Rural Development Foundation 10,000
Franklinton Economic Development 10,000
Washington Industrial Development 10,000
Town Of Franklinton 10.000
Total Contributions $ 100.000