TITLE 39. PUBLIC FINANCE
SUBTITLE II. LOCAL FINANCE
CHAPTER 4. BONDED INDEBTEDNESS AND SPECIAL TAXES
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
39:471 Governing authorities
The following governing authorities of subdivisions are:
(1) For parishes and roads and subroad districts, the police jury or the equivalent;
(2) For cities, towns, villages and sewerage districts composed of territory within their corporate limits, the municipal boards thereof;
(3) For waterworks and subwaterworks districts, the waterworks commissioners of the waterworks district;
(4) For sewerage districts composed of territory outside of the corporate limits of municipal corporations the board of supervisors of the district;
(5) For gravity drainage and subdrainage districts, the drainage commissioners of the board of the parish in which they are located;
(6) For school districts, the school board of the parish in which they are located;
(7) For fire protection districts, the governing authority of the district as provided in Part I of Chapter 7 of Title 40 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950.
(8) For hospital service districts, the board of commissioners of the district;
(9) For school districts which are composed of lands of more than one parish, the school board of the parish which furnishes the territory carrying the highest assessment, according to the assessment rolls last filed;
(10) For road districts which are composed of more than one parish, the police juries of the parishes composing the district. In joint session they shall elect the president, secretary and treasurer, and shall fix the domicile of the governing authority at the parish seat of one of the parishes;
(11) For gas utility districts, the board of commissioners of each such district.
(12) For wards, the governing bodies of the parishes in which the wards are located.
Amended by Acts 1960, No. 416, Sec. 1; Acts 1975, No. 154, Sec. 1; Acts 1984, No. 72, Sec. 1.