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20-901 State Sales Tax Dedications to Local Entities

Program Authorization: Provided Below

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program, created by various state legislative acts, provides that a portion of the hotel/motel room taxes collected in the various parishes or cities shall be remitted to those entities to provide funding for such purposes as economic development and capital improvements.

Statute Description

Statute Citation

" Sales of service " as it pertains to this program - means and includes the "furnishing of sleeping rooms, cottages or cabins by hotels"

R.S. 47:301(14)(a)

Two percent (2%) of amounts paid or charged for sales of service as defined by R.S. 47:301(14)(a)

R.S. 47:302(C)

One percent (1%) of amounts paid or charged for sales of service as defined by R.S.47:301(14)(a) - proceeds formerly dedicated to the Louisiana Recovery District

R.S 47:321(C)

.97% of amounts paid or charged for sales of service as defined by R.S. 47:301(14)(a)

R.S. 47:331(C)

RECIPIENT/FUND

STATUTE

YEAR CREATED

EFFECTIVE DATE

RECOMMENDED AMOUNT

PURPOSE OF FUND

Acadia Parish - Acadia Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.22

1995

7/01/95

$47,000

Promotion of tourism and economic development in Acadia Parish

Allen Parish - Allen Parish Capital Improvements Fund

R.S. 302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$120,000

Capital Improvements to the parish courthouse and public property in Allen Parish

Ascension Parish - Ascension Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.21

1995

7/01/95

$250,000

Promotion of tourism and related purposes in Ascension Parish

Avoyelles Parish - Avoyelles Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.6, 322.1, 332.21

1992

7/01/93

$158,350

Capital improvements and purchases in Avoyelles Parish, tourism promotion and economic development

Beauregard Parish - Beauregard Parish Community Improvement Fund

R.S. 47:302.24, 322.2, 332.12

1995

7/01/95

$15,000

Acquisition and construction of buildings, other capital improvements, and any other costs of improvements, operation, or maintenance in Beauregard Parish for recreational facilities, museums, tourism, senior citizen centers, and parks

Bossier Parish - Bossier City Riverfront and Civic Center Fund (formerly Bossier City Civic Center Fund)

R.S. 47:332.7

1992

7/01/92

$1,405,000

Riverfront development and for the operations and maintenance of the civic center in Bossier City

Shreveport-Bossier City Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

$535,000

For use by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Commission for promoting and enhancing tourism activities and related activities

Caddo Parish - Shreveport Riverfront and Convention Center Fund

R.S. 47:332.6

1992

7/01/92

$775,000

Riverfront and convention center development in Shreveport, $50,000 shall be allocated annual to Pamoja for African-American cultural activities

Shreveport-Bossier City Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

reflected in $535,000 above

For use by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Commission for promoting and enhancing tourism activities and related activities

Calcasieu Parish - (Wards 1,2,3, and 8 of Calcasieu Parish) Calcasieu Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.14, 322.2

1995

6/14/95

$280,000

Appropriated to the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau, tourism development, including support for preservation of historic arts and humanities. The monies in this fund - not to exceed $20,000 annually -may be used by the bureau to match funds from the Cameron Parish Police Jury, provided that such funds are used for tourism development purposes.

(Wards 4,5,6,7 of Calcasieu Parish) West Calcasieu Community Center Fund

R.S. 47:302.12, 322.2

1993

7/01/93

$208,000

Capital improvements and maintenance for West Calcasieu Community Center

Lake Charles Civic Center Fund

R.S. 47:322.2, 332.26

1997

7/01/97

$389,000

Operation, maintenance, and capital improvements for the Lake Charles Civic Center in Calcasieu Parish

Caldwell Parish - Caldwell Parish Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:322.3

1997

7/01/97

$3,000

For use by the Caldwell Parish Industrial Development Board

Cameron Parish - Cameron Parish Tourism Development Fund

R.S. 47:302.25, 322.3,332.27

1995

7/01/95

$25,000

Tourism development in Cameron Parish

Claiborne Parish - Town of Homer - Town of Homer Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$11,712

Economic development

East Baton Rouge Parish - East Baton Rouge Riverside Centroplex - East Baton Rouge Parish Riverside Centroplex Fund

R.S. 47:332.2

1991

7/01/91

$600,000

Capital improvements at Riverside Centroplex in the city of Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Parish Community Improvement Fund

R.S. 47:302.29

1996

7/01/96

$1,200,000

Urban mass transit in East Baton Rouge Parish, and for the Research Park Corporation domiciled in East Baton Rouge Parish

East Baton Rouge Parish Enhancement Fund

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

$552,000

$100,000 annually for urban mass transit in East Baton Rouge Parish, $100,000 annually to be used by the Baton Rouge Sports Foundation. The remainder of the funds shall be used by the East Baton Rouge Riverside Centroplex Arena and Exhibition Center.

East Carroll Parish - East Carroll Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.32, 322.3, 332.26

1997

7/01/97

$11,200

Tourism promotion

East Feliciana Parish - East Feliciana Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:302.32, 322.2, 332.26

1997

7/01/97

$3,500

Economic development and tourism-related expenses

Franklin Parish - Franklin Parish Tourism Commission - Franklin Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.32, 302.34

1997

7/01/97

$21,438

For use by the Franklin Parish Tourism Commission for tourism activities

Iberia Parish - Iberia Parish Tourist Commission - Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:302.13

1993

7/01/93

$146,000

Tourism development purposes within Iberia Parish

Iberville Parish - Iberville Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:332.18

1995

7/01/95

$6,500

Planning, development, and capital improvements of tourist sites in Iberville Parish

Jackson Parish - Jackson Parish Tourism Commission - Jackson Parish Economic Development and Tourism Fund

R.S. 47:302.35

1997

7/01/97

$4,000

For use by the Jackson Parish Tourism Commission for economic development and tourism related activities

Jefferson Parish - Convention Centers within the city of Kenner, on the eastbank of Jefferson Parish exclusive of the city of Kenner, and on the westbank of Jefferson Parish - Jefferson Parish Convention Center Fund

R.S. 47:322.1,332.1

1986

12/24/86

$1,745,000

R.S. 47:332.1 proceeds: Operating/maintaining convention center in Kenner.Operating/maintaining convention center on Eastbank,Operating/maintaining convention center on Westbank.These proceeds may be pledged to issue bonds for convention centers.

R.S. 47:322.1 proceeds: Funds collected in Kenner distributed 50% to the Rivertown Museum Theater Complex and 50% to the Pontchartrain Center/Laketown Development. 60% of the proceeds collected in all areas of Jefferson Parish exclusive of Kenner, Gretna, and Grand Isle, shall be put in escrow and be available exclusively for improvements at Lafreniere Park and the LaSalle tract on the east side of the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, of which 1/2 shall be for improvements at Lafreniere Park and 1/2 for the LaSalle tract. 10% of the tax monies shall be available for the Sala Avenue Restoration Project. The remaining 30% shall be used at the Westbank Civic Center at Bayou Segnette.

City of Gretna - Jefferson Parish Convention Center Fund - Gretna Tourist Commission Enterprise Account

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

$51,000

Tourism development and for planning, development, and capital improvements of tourist sites in Gretna

Ward 11 - Jefferson Parish Convention Center Fund - Grand Isle Tourist Commission Enterprise Account

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

$9,000

Tourism development and for planning, development, and capital improvements of tourist sites in Grand Isle

Jefferson Davis Parish - Jefferson Davis Parish Tourist Commission - Jefferson Davis Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.32, 322.5, 332.28

1997

7/01/97

$100,100

Promotion and enhancement of tourism activities, and related activities

Lafayette Parish - Lafayette Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.18, 322.1, 332.9

1992,

7/01/93

$1,642,142

R.S. 47: 332.9 and 302.18: In FY 1993-94 and FY 1994-95: 1/3 to Acadian Village and 2/3 to Vermilion; for FY 1995-96 for certain local entities specified by statute and the Cajundome in the city of Lafayette. After FY 1995-96, exclusively for capital improvements at Cajundome in city of Lafayette

R.S 47:322.1: Fiscal Year 1998 through Fiscal Year 2000 - revenue distributed as follows: $100,000 for capital improvements to Lafayette Children's Museum, $100,000 to the Lafayette Parish Visitors Bureau for museum purposes or for acquisitions related to tourism, the remainder of the funds for planning, development, or capital improvements at or adjacent to the Cajundome site. Fiscal Year 2001 and thereafter - for use in planning, developing, and capital improvements at or adjacent to the Cajundome site.

Lafourche Parish - Lafourche Parish Tourist Commission - Lafourche Parish Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.19

1995

7/01/95

$100,000

Tourism development and other economic growth projects within the parish of Lafourche

LaSalle Parish - LaSalle Economic Development District Fund

R.S. 47:322.2

1997

7/01/97

$11,000

LaSalle Economic Development District

Lincoln Parish - Ruston-Lincoln Convention Visitors Bureau - Lincoln Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.8

1992

7/01/93

$200,000

Allocated to the Ruston-Lincoln Convention Visitors Bureau to be used exclusively for tourism and economic development in Lincoln Parish, including the promotion of festivals and fairs

Lincoln Parish Municipalities Fund

R.S. 47:322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$95,000

Allocated to the municipalities of Choudrant, Dubach, Simsboro, Grambling, Ruston and Vienna - allocation shall be distributed proportionately based on population and used solely for infrastructure enhancements which support economic development, tourism, or public health or safety

Livingston Parish - Livingston Parish Tourist Commission - Livingston Parish Tourism Improvement Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$38,000

Promotion and enhancement of tourism activities

Madison Parish - Madison and Richland Parishes Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.4, 322.9

1992

7/01/93

$92,900

Madison Parish funds shall be allocated to the municipalities of Madison Parish - prorated based on population, Richland Parish funds to municipalities of Richland Parish - prorated based on population.

Morehouse Parish - Bastrop Municipal Center Fund

R.S. 47:322.8, 332.30

1997

7/01/97

$22,000

Allocated to the city of Bastrop for operations, maintenance, and repairs to the Bastrop Municipal Center

Natchitoches Parish - Natchitoches Convention Facility - Natchitoches Convention Facility Fund

R.S. 47:322.4, 332.5

1992

7/01/92

$127,000

Acquisition of land/construction of buildings for use as Natchitoches Convention Facility

Natchitoches Parish Tourism Commission - Natchitoches Parish Chamber of Commerce - Natchitoches Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.10

1993

7/01/93

$140,000

Tourism promotion and economic development - fifty percent of the funds shall be allocated to the Natchitoches Parish Tourism Commission, to be used for tourism promotion. The remaining fifty percent shall be allocated to the Natchitoches Parish Chamber of Commerce for capital improvement or economic development purposes

Orleans Parish - New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund

R.S. 47:332.10

1995

7/01/95

$5,883,016

New Orleans Metro Convention and Visitor Bureau for tourism promotion

New Orleans Area Tourism and Economic Development Fund (formerly the New Orleans Business and Industrial Development and Sports Foundation Fund)

R.S. 47:322.1

1997

7/01/97

$3,460,000

($1,900,000 from this fund is contained in those state agencies' budgets receiving dedicated funds-which are those bolded to the right)

Proceeds to New Orleans Business and Industrial District - after the following distributions: New Orleans Sports Foundation - $530,000, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism - $600,000 for tourism and economic development in New Orleans, University of New Orleans - Metropolitan College - $600,000 for tourism and economic development, especially training and education in tourism and state and municipal economics , Downtown Development District of the City of New Orleans - $400,000, Audubon Park Commission - $100,000, Lieutenant Governor - $500,000 for the visitor information center in New Orleans , New Orleans City Park Improvement Association Board of Commissioners - $200,000, Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism - $200,000 for tourism and economic development in New Orleans , Economic Development Foundation $200,000.

Ouachita Parish - Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau - Ouachita Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.7, 322.1, 332.16

1992

7/01/93

$686,000

Allocated to the Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau for tourism promotion, including promotion of festivals and fairs in Ouachita Parish, and economic development

Plaquemines Parish - Plaquemines Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$54,000

Tourism development and other economic growth activities, including but not limited to planning, development, and capital improvements.

Pointe Coupee Parish - Pointe Coupee Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.28, 332.17

1995

7/01/95

$10,000

Capital improvements of tourist sites

Rapides Parish - Alexandria - Rapides Parish Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:302.30, 322.1

1996

7/01/96

$266,000

Economic development

Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau - Alexandria/Pineville Exhibition Hall Fund

R.S. 33:4574.7(K)

1991

7/01/91

$125,000

Capital improvements at Alexandria/Pineville Exhibition Hall

Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau - Alexandria/Pineville Area Tourism Fund

R.S. 47:302.30, 322.1

1996

7/01/96

$54,000

Promotion of tourism in Rapides Parish

Pineville, City of - Pineville Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:302.30, 322.1

1997

7/01/97

$54,000

Economic development in the city of Pineville

Richland Parish - see "Madison and Richland Parishes" above - Madison and Richland Parishes Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.4, 322.9

1992

7/01/93

included in $92,900 reflected above

Madison Parish funds shall be allocated to the municipalities of Madison Parish - prorated based on population, Richland Parish funds to municipalities of Richland Parish - prorated based on population.

Sabine Parish - Sabine Parish Tourist Commission - Sabine Parish Tourism Improvement Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$39,700

Promotion and enhancement of tourism activities

St. Bernard Parish - St. Bernard Parish Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:332.22

1996

7/01/96

$40,000

Tourism and economic development in St. Bernard Parish

St. Charles Parish - St. Charles Parish Council - St. Charles Parish Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.11, 332.24

1993

7/01/93

$30,000

Tourism and economic development in St. Charles Parish

River Parishes Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission Fund (see also St. James Parish and St. John the Baptist Parish

R.S. 47:322.6

1997

7/01/97

$50,000

Allocated to the River Parishes Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission

St. Helena Parish - St. Helena Parish Tourist Commission - St. Helena Parish Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:332.15

1995

7/01/95

$8,000

St. Helena Parish Tourist Commission for tourism promotion

St. James Parish - River Parishes Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission Fund (see also St. Charles Parish and St. James Parish)

R.S. 47:322.6

1997

7/01/97

reflected in the $50,000 above

Allocated to the River Parishes Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission

St. John the Baptist Parish - St. John the Baptist Convention Facility Fund

R.S. 47:332.4

1992

7/01/92

$172,000

Acquisition of land, construction of buildings for use as the St. John the Baptist Convention Facility

River Parishes, Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission Fund (see also St. Charles Parish and St. James Parish)

R.S. 47:322.6

1997

7/01/97

reflected in the $50,000 above

Allocated to the River Parishes Convention, Tourist, and Visitors Commission

St. Landry Parish - St. Landry Parish Historical Development Fund No. 1

R.S. 47:332.20

1995

7/01/95

$50,000

Planning, development, and capital improvements of tourist sites in St. Landry Parish, for improvements and/or preservation of the Old City Hall-City Market in Opelousas

St. Martin Parish - St. Martin Parish Tourist Commission - St. Martin Parish Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.27

1995

7/01/95

$5,000

Tourism promotion

St. Mary Parish - St. Mary Parish Tourist Commission - St. Mary Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.2, 332.26

1997

7/01/97

$253,000

For the development of tourism and other economic growth projects

St. Tammany Parish - St. Tammany Tourist Commission - St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:302.26, 322.4, 332.13

1995

7/01/95

$512,500

Tourism promotion - for funds collected under R.S. 47:322.4 - Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999 shall be appropriated to St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission and shall be held by such commission in its treasury as a special restricted account and shall not be used before 7/1/99. Funds then can be used for performing arts and/or convention centers within St. Tammany Parish, including capital improvements related to the construction, maintenance, and operation of such centers

Tangipahoa Parish - Tangipahoa Parish Tourist Commission - Tangipahoa Parish Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:302.17, 332.14

1995

7/01/95

$339,836

Tourism promotion

Tangipahoa Parish Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:322.5

1997

7/01/97

$75,000

Economic development

Terrebonne Parish - Houma/Terrebonne Parish Tourist Commission and Houma Downtown Development Corporation - Houma/Terrebonne Tourist Fund

R.S. 47:302.20

1995

7/01/95

$115,000

Development of tourism and other economic development projects within the parish of Terrebonne - for Fiscal Years 1996 - 1998 through the Houma/Terrebonne Tourist Commission. Thereafter, fifty percent of the monies in the fund shall be available to the Houma/Terrebonne Tourist Commission and fifty percent of the monies in the fund shall be available to the Houma Downtown Development Corporation to fund the development of tourism and other economic development growth projects within the parish of Terrebonne

Houma/Terrebonne Tourist Commission -Terrebonne Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$147,750

Tourism development and other economic growth projects

Union Parish - Union Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$16,000

Promoting and enhancing tourism activities, and for supporting all other related activities

Vermilion Parish - Vermilion Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:302.23, 322.2, 332.11

1995

7/01/95

$10,700

Fiscal Years 1996, and 1997 - Acadia Museum, the Gueyden Museum, the Kaplan Museum, and the Acadian Centre on Genealogy. Thereafter, the monies in the fund shall be available exclusively for planning, development, or capital improvements at sites in Vermilion Parish.

Vernon Parish - Vernon Parish Community Improvement Fund (formerly Vernon Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund and Vernon Parish Convention Facility Fund)

R.S. 47:302.5, 322.10, 332.3

1992

7/01/93

$204,000

Capital improvements in Vernon Parish, and any other costs of improvements, operation, or maintenance for recreational facilities, museums, fishing ramps, senior citizen centers, and parks

Washington Parish - Washington Parish Tourist Commission - Washington Parish Tourist Commission Fund

R.S. 47:332.8

1992

7/01/92

$15,000

Tourism promotion - successor to Washington Convention Facility Fund

Washington Parish Infrastructure and Park Fund (formerly Washington Convention Facility Fund)

R.S. 47:332.8

1992

7/01/92

$7,000

Fund balance for infrastructure and park projects

Webster Parish - Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau - Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund

R.S. 47:302.15

1995

7/01/95

$25,000

Tourism development and other economic growth projects

West Baton Rouge Parish - West Baton Rouge Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund

R.S. 47:332.19

1995

7/01/95

$150,000

Planning, development, and capital improvements of tourist sites

West Feliciana Parish - St. Francisville Economic Development Fund

R.S. 47:302.31, 322.1, 332.25

1997

7/01/97

$100,000

Used by St. Francisville for economic development and tourism-related expenses in West Feliciana Parish, fifty-two percent (52%) of which shall be used for that area outside the town of St. Francisville, and forty-eight percent (48%) shall be used for that area within the town of St. Francisville.

Winn Parish - Winnfield Museum Board - Winn Parish Tourism Fund

R.S. 47:302.16, 322.7, 332.29

1995

6/14/95

$21,000

Maintenance of museum

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

$24,118,344

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

This agency does not have any long-term debt for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The source of funding for this program is statutory dedication of state sales taxes on hotel and motel rooms and state general fund (direct). (Per R.S. 39:32B.(8), see table below for a listing of expenditures out of each statutory dedicated fund.)

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

 

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$54,000

$16,160,040

0

 

ACT 18 FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

($54,000)

$8,610,288

0

 

Appropriations contingent upon specific 1997 Regular Session legislative bills being enacted. Those bills were subsequently enacted into law.

$0

($1,900,000)

0

 

Implementation of Act 1423 of the 1997 Regular Session that dedicated a portion of the New Orleans Area Tourism and Economic Development Fund to certain state agencies. This BA-7 distributed those dedications to the specific state agencies.

$0

$1,113,016

0

 

Increase in appropriation to Ascension Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund (+$80,000) and New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau Fund (+$1,033,016) to enable those entities to expend newly dedicated revenues and accumulated fund balances - Increases made at the request of the entity.

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$23,983,344

0

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - December 10, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$100,000

0

 

Ascension Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund - adjustment to reflect anticipated revenue collections for Fiscal Year 1999 - pursuant to recipient request for increase in budget authority

$0

$35,000

0

 

Lafourche Parish Visitor Enterprise Fund - adjustment to reflect anticipated revenue collections for Fiscal Year 1999 - pursuant to recipient request for increase in budget authority

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$24,118,344

0

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$135,000

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 100.6% of the existing operating budget. It represents 100.1% of the total request ($24,083,344) for this program. The total recommended provides for continued funding authority for the recipients of these dedications.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

This program does not have funding for Professional Services for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.

OTHER CHARGES

 

 

Sales tax dedications to:

$47,000

 

Acadia Parish - for promotion of tourism and economic development

$120,000

 

Allen Parish - for capital improvements to the parish courthouse and public property in Allen Parish

$250,000

 

Ascension Parish - for promotion of tourism and economic development

$158,350

 

Avoyelles Parish - for capital improvements, tourism and economic development

$15,000

 

Beauregard Parish - for capital improvements, recreational facilities, and senior citizen centers

$1,405,000

 

Bossier Parish - Bossier City Civic Center - for riverfront development and for the operations and maintenance of the civic center in Bossier City

$535,000

 

Bossier/Caddo Parishes - Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Commission - tourism development

$775,000

 

Caddo Parish - Shreveport Riverfront and Convention Center - for capital development and improvements

$280,000

 

Calcasieu Parish - Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau - for tourism development

$208,000

 

Calcasieu Parish - West Calcasieu Community Center - for capital improvements and maintenance of community center

$389,000

 

Calcasieu Parish - city of Lake Charles - for operations, maintenance and capital improvements to civic center

$3,000

 

Caldwell Parish - Caldwell Parish Industrial Development Board - for industrial development

$25,000

 

Cameron Parish - for tourism development

$11,712

 

Claiborne Parish - town of Homer - for economic development

$600,000

 

East Baton Rouge Parish - Riverside Centroplex - for capital improvements

$1,200,000

 

East Baton Rouge Parish - Community Improvement - for mass transit and community/economic development

$552,000

 

East Baton Rouge Parish - for urban mass transit, Baton Rouge Sports Foundation, and Riverside Centroplex

$11,200

 

East Carroll Parish - for tourism promotion

$3,500

 

East Feliciana Parish - for economic development and tourism-related expenses

$21,438

 

Franklin Parish - Franklin Parish Tourism Commission - for tourism purposes

$146,000

 

Iberia Parish - Iberia Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development

$6,500

 

Iberville Parish - for development and capital improvements of tourist sites

$4,000

 

Jackson Parish- Jackson Parish Tourism Commission - for tourism related purposes and economic development

$1,745,000

 

Jefferson Parish - for operation and maintenance of convention centers, recreational parks, restoration and development projects

$51,000

 

Jefferson Parish - town of Gretna - for tourism promotion and for planning, development, and capital improvements of tourism sites

$9,000

 

Jefferson Parish - town of Grand Isle - for tourism promotion and for planning, development, and capital improvements of tourism sites

$100,100

 

Jefferson Davis Parish - Jefferson Davis Tourist Commission - for promoting and enhancing tourism activities

$1,642,142

 

Lafayette Parish - for capital improvements at the Cajundome, capital improvements to Lafayette Children's Museum, for museum purposes or for acquisitions related to tourism

$100,000

 

Lafourche Parish - for tourism and economic development

$11,000

 

LaSalle Parish - for the LaSalle Economic Development District

$200,000

 

Lincoln Parish - Ruston-Lincoln Convention Visitors Bureau - for tourism and economic development

$95,000

 

Lincoln Parish - allocated to the municipalities of Choudrant, Dubach, Simsboro, Grambling, Ruston, and Vienna - for infrastructure enhancements which support economic development, tourism, or public health and safety

$38,000

 

Livingston Parish - Livingston Parish Tourist Commission - for promoting and enhancing tourism activities

$92,900

 

Madison and Richland Parishes - allocated to the incorporated municipalities of the parishes based on population.

$22,000

 

Morehouse Parish - city of Bastrop - for operations, maintenance of Municipal Center

$127,000

 

Natchitoches Convention Center - for acquisition of land and construction of convention facility

$140,000

 

Natchitoches Parish - Natchitoches Parish Tourism Commission/Natchitoches Parish Chamber of Commerce - for tourism and economic development, and capital improvements

$5,883,016

 

Orleans Parish - New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitor Bureau - for tourism promotion

$3,460,000

 

Orleans Parish - allocated to various parish entities for economic development and tourism promotion

$686,000

 

Ouachita Parish - Monroe-West Monroe Convention and Visitors Bureau - for tourism and economic development

$54,000

 

Plaquemines Parish - for tourism promotion and economic development; including planning, development, and capital improvements

$10,000

 

Pointe Coupee Parish - for development and capital improvements of tourist sites

$266,000

 

Rapides Parish - for economic development

$125,000

 

Rapides Parish - Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau - for capital improvements to the Alexandria/Pineville Exhibition Hall

$54,000

 

Rapides Parish - Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau - for tourism promotion

$54,000

 

Rapides Parish - city of Pineville - for economic development

$50,000

 

River Parishes (St. John the Baptist, St. James, and St. Charles Parishes) - River Parishes Convention, Tourism, and Visitors Commission - for tourism promotion

$39,700

 

Sabine Parish - Sabine Parish Tourist Commission - for promoting tourism activities

$40,000

 

St. Bernard Parish - for tourism and economic development

$30,000

 

St. Charles Parish - for tourism and economic development

$8,000

 

St. Helena Parish - St. Helena Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development

$172,000

 

St. John the Baptist Parish - for acquisition of land and construction of a convention facility

$50,000

 

St. Landry Parish - for development, capital improvements, and preservation of tourist sites

$5,000

 

St. Martin Parish - St. Martin Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development

$253,000

 

St. Mary Parish - St. Mary Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development and other economic development activities

$512,500

 

St. Tammany Parish - St. Tammany Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development and capital improvements

$339,836

 

Tangipahoa Parish - Tangipahoa Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development

$75,000

 

Tangipahoa Parish - for economic development

$115,000

 

Terrebonne Parish - Houma/Terrebonne Parish Tourist Commission and Houma Downtown Development Corporation - for economic development and tourism promotion

$147,750

 

Terrebonne Parish - Houma/Terrebonne Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development and other economic growth activities

$16,000

 

Union Parish - for promoting and enhancing tourism activities

$10,700

 

Vermilion Parish - for planning, development, and capital improvements

$204,000

 

Vernon Parish - for community improvement, capital improvements and maintenance

$15,000

 

Washington Parish - Washington Parish Tourist Commission - for tourism development

$7,000

 

Washington Parish - for infrastructure and park projects

$25,000

 

Webster Parish - Webster Parish Convention & Visitor's Bureau - for tourism development

$150,000

 

West Baton Rouge Parish - for development and capital improvements of tourist sites

$100,000

 

West Feliciana Parish - St. Francisville - for economic development and tourism related activities

$21,000

 

Winn Parish - for maintenance of museum

 

 

 

$24,118,344

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


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