NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Town of Lake Providence

The recipient entity's physical address:
           201 Sparrow Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           201 Sparrow Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254


Type of Entity (for instance, a nonprofit corporation):  Other

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          

The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  0

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $640,000

What type of request is this?  Capital Outlay Appropriation

Is this entity in good standing with the Secretary of State?  Yes

Provide the name of each member of the recipient entity's governing board and officers:
           Mayor Bobby Amaker
Aldermen: Nemia Madere, Karl Magee, Donnie Meadows, John Frantom, Barbara McDaniel


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Construct a street from Lansing Grain to Highway 65 to avoid neighborhood and endangerment from large trucks in and out of the site. The street that goes through the neighborhood is not designed for heavy traffic and has no road shoulders. This creates a dangerous peril for the residents.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $630,000
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $0
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $0

Does your organization have any outstanding audit issues or findings?  No

If 'Yes' is your organization working with the appropriate governmental agencies to resolve those issues or findings?
          

What is the entity's public purpose, sought to be achieved through the use of state monies?
          The entity is the Parish seat and the public purpose is to avoid endangerment to the citizens of Lake Providence and to provide a safe alternative for anticipated high truck traffic.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          The goal is to provide a safe alternative for anticipateed high truck traffic and to avoid the expense of both widening an unsuitable road through a neighborhood and avoiding the costs of moving all utilities on the uncuitable road. A safe and less expensive alternative through land owned by the Town is the solution.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           1 year

If any elected or appointed state official or an immediate family member of such an official is an officer, director, trustee, or employee of the recipient entity who receives compensation or holds any ownership interest therein:
     (a) If an elected or appointed state official, the name and address of the official and the office held by such person:
                 NA
    
     (b) If an immediate family member of an elected or appointed state official, the name and address of such person; the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related; and the nature of the relationship:
                 NA

     (c) The percentage of the official's or immediate family member's ownership interest in the recipient entity, if any:
                 NA

     (d) The position, if any, held by the official or immediate family member in the recipient entity:
                  NA

If the recipient entity has a contract with any elected or appointed state official or an immediate family member of such an official or with the state or any political subdivision of the state:
(a) If the contract is with an elected or appointed state official, provide the name and address of the official and the office held by such person: 
               NA

(b) If the contract is with an immediate family member of an elected or appointed state official:
          Provide the name and address of such person:
               NA

          Provide the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related:
                NA

          What is the nature of the relationship?  NA

(c) If the contract is with the state or a political subdivision of the state, provide the name and address of the state entity or political subdivision of the state:
                 Town of Lake Providence
201 Sparrow Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254


(d) The nature of the contract, including a description of the goods or services provided or to be provided pursuant to the contract:
               Construction of a road for anticipated heavy truck traffic and provide an alternative route other than going throug a neighborhood. The neighborhood road is narrow, without safe lane shoulders and is bound by ditches. A safer and cheaper alternative is a road through town owned land.


Contact Information
name:  Mayor Bobby Amaker 
                                       address:  201 Sparrow Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254

                                       phone:  318 559 2288
                                       fax:  318 559 3442
                                       e-mail:  lake providence @bellsouth.net, bobby@hollybrookent.com
                                       relationship to entity:  Mayor