ORGANIZATION:
Audubon Commission
PO?Box 4327
New Orleans, LA 70178
504-581-4629
Contact Person: Carol Little
http://www.auduboninstitute.org/about/board-commission-foundation
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ABOUT:

The Audubon Park Commission is vested with the control and management of the park in the city known as the "Audubon Park." The powers, duties, functions, administration, and operation of the Audubon Commission shall be as provided in this chapter to administer, operate, and maintain facilities administered by the Commission, including Audubon Park, the Aquarium of the Americas, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the Species Survival Center, the Louisiana Nature Center and other educational, cultural and recreational facilities, and to perform such other duties as are provided by applicable law, subject to the provisions of the City's Master Plan, its land use regulations, and its permitting authority. The Commission shall not accept, assume, or exercise any power or function which relates to taxation or the police power or which imposes a financial obligation on the city derived from any state law unless approved by ordinance of the Council.

HISTORY:

The powers, duties, functions, administration, and operation of the Audubon Commission shall be as provided in this chapter to administer, operate, and maintain facilities administered by the Commission, including Audubon Park, the Aquarium of the Americas, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, the Species Survival Center, the Louisiana Nature Center and other educational, cultural and recreational facilities, and to perform such other duties as are provided by applicable law, subject to the provisions of the City's Master Plan, its land use regulations, and its permitting authority. The Commission shall not accept, assume, or exercise any power or function which relates to taxation or the police power or which imposes a financial obligation on the city derived from any state law unless approved by ordinance of the Council.

Prior to 1996 was called the Audubon Park Commission. It was a non-profit from 1896 to 1914. http://www.legis.state.la.us/lss/lss.asp?doc=107234

BOARD MEMBERSHIP:

Length of Term: 6 years
Total Board Members: 24
Appointments:
Mayoral appointments: 24

Board: Methods of Appointment

Board Members

FINANCES:

Financial Details (2012):
Source of Revenue: Not known.
Designated Spending: Not known.

Further financial information may be obtained by searching the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's website.

DETAILS:

State Legal Source
10/19/2018
Act 191 of 1914
Website
City Legal Source
10/19/2018
Charter 5-801, 802, 803.
Website