THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR

See the Legislative Auditor’s Best Practices, Center for Local Government Excellence, Audit Guide, Compliance Questionnaire, Statewide Agreed Upon Procedures, etc.  They also oversee what our contracted auditors do as it relates to audits. 

https://lla.la.gov/local-government-entities/best-practices/index.shtml

 

OPEN MEETINGS LAWS FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA

On the Attorney General’s website:

https://www.ag.state.la.us/Files/Article/5/Documents/OpenMeetingsLaws2017.pdf

 

LOUISIANA STATE LEGISLATURE

All Louisiana Laws are on this website.

https://www.legis.la.gov/legis/Home.aspx

The City of Rayne is a Lawrason Act (R.S. 33 et al), the fundamental municipal incorporation law in Louisiana.  There are 2 other types of Louisiana incorporation, but the majority of villages, towns and cities are Lawrason Act.

 

LOUISIANA ETHICS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM (BOARD)

http://www.ethics.la.gov/

 

LOUISIANA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION

The LMA is a statewide member organization that advocates for all 303 municipalities and 2 parishes, to strengthen community development because we all call a village, town, or city "home".

https://www.lma.org/

 

CITY OF RAYNE CODE OF ORDINANCES (Laws)

https://library.municode.com/la/rayne/codes/code_of_ordinances

 

CITY OF RAYNE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

CITY OF RAYNE MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE HANDBOOK

CITY OF RAYNE MUNICIPAL POLICE CIVIL SERVICE AND LOCAL RULES

The board is governed by state law for small municipalities see link below.

https://www.legis.la.gov/Legis/Law.aspx?d=89679

THE ADOPTED LOCAL CIVIL SERVICE BOARD RULES