Red River Compact Commission

Name Red River Compact Commission
Contact Person Mr. Bo Bolourchi - Director - Dams, Levees & Reservoir Dev
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9245
Phone Number 225-379-3009
Fax Number 225-379-3002
Board Email
Legal Authority Public Law 346 of the 84th Congress & R.S. 38:20
Year Created 1955
Organizational Placement Interstate Compact Commission - LA DOTD represents Louisiana
Purpose/Function The Red River Compact Commission (Public Law No. 346, 84th Congrerss)between the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas provides for an equitable apportionment, among the Signatory States, of the water of the Red River and its tributaries. The compact is to ensure that Louisiana receives its equitable share of quality water from the Red River and its tributaries, as apportioned by the Compact. There are two Commissioners from each Signatory States, and one is appointed by the U.S. President to represent the United States, who chairs the meetings of the Compact Commission.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 2
Number Currently Serving: 2
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 1
Estimated number in current year: 1
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $50      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $1
  Current year budgeted: $1
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $620
  Current year budgeted: $650
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 1
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency: LA DOTD
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: LA DOTD
Other (explain)  $550 per year for Report and miscellaneous expense  State Agency: Each Signatory States
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The Red River Compact Commission documents are not presently on our web site. We will get the necessary documents together, digitise and upload them into our web site at:

Red River Compct Commission does not have employees or offices. The meetings are hosted annualy by each of the signatory states, on rotational basis. The commission meeting is normally held in mid April of each year. The next meeting will be held in Arkansas. Date and arrangements have not been set yet by the State of Arkansas. For additional information, Please contact Zahir "Bo" Bolourchi, P.E. at 225-379-3000 or email me at: Thanks, Bo
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