BATON ROUGE – Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Mike Montgomery to the Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners.
The Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage system within Bossier Parish.
According to statute, the board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments, including four members from Ward 2 of Bossier Parish, four members from Wards 1 and 4 of Bossier Parish and one at-large member from any ward within the parish.
Montgomery, of Bossier City, is the owner and operator of Sligo Road Circle M Ranch, L.L.C. Montgomery is also a Captain in the Bossier City Fire Department. Montgomery will be appointed to serve as a representative of Ward 4, as required by statute.
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Red River Levee Certified
On September 28, 2009, the Bossier Levee District received notification from the Vicksburg Corps of Engineers that the Red River Levee had been certified: "The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has certified the Red River East Bank Levee in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. This means that Bossier Parish has met all of the requirements established by USACE for determining that the levee system can be reasonably expected to protect against a flood event with a 1% chance of being exceeded in any given year, also referred to as the base flood."
Commissioners Appointed to Bossier Levee Board
Tydes W. (Bill) Alley, Jr., Dennis Branton and Scott Sinclair have been appointed to the Bossier Levee Board by Governor Bobby Jindal. All three are long-time Bossier Parish residents and business leaders.
Alley is the Manager of Landmark Realty, LLC, a property management company located in Bossier City that has been in operation for over 40 years. Alley is married to Sandra McCall Alley. The Alleys have two sons, Ty and Brad. They are members of Spirit Wind Ministries Church. He is a Texas A&M University graduate with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and holds professional licenses in real estate and residential building.
Branton is the owner of three area oil and gas industry businesses: Branton Tools, LLC, which celebrates its 25th year of operation this year; Branco Tools, LLC; and DDC&T Operating, LLC. He was awarded a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Management from Louisiana Tech University. Branton is married to Dorothy Nichols Branton. They have two children, Christopher Alan Branton, M.E., and Dr. Tiffani Joy Branton. The Brantons are members of Asbury United Methodist Church.
Sinclair is the President of Tensas Delta Exploration Company, LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production company located in Shreveport. He is married to Bridget Larkin Sinclair. They have two children, Erin and Spencer. The Sinclairs are members of Broadmoor Baptist Church. Sinclair received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics and Finance from Baylor University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas.
The Bossier Levee District was created by R.S. 38:291(B);304). The Governor appoints eight members to the Board of Commissioners. Four members are selected from Ward 2, and four members are selected from Wards 1 and 4 of Bossier Parish. All commissioners must own land located within the district.
The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. For additional information, contact (318) 746-7151.
Lindell Webb Appointed to Bossier Levee Board
Lindell Webb has been appointed to the Bossier Levee Board by Governor Bobby Jindal. Webb will represent the 4th Ward.
The Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage system within Bossier Parish. As outlined in state statute, the board shall be comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments that must reside in Bossier Parish with four members representing the 2nd Ward, four members representing the 1st and 4th Wards and one at-large member who may live in any of these wards.
Webb is a Bossier City resident and is well known in oil and gas industry. He is currently serving as an account manager with TIMCO Services, Inc. and is a member of Bossier Parish School Board. Webb also serves as an Emergency Response Volunteer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Operation Exodus Program.
He is married to JoAnn “Jan” Webb. The Webbs are active members of Bellaire Baptist Church.
Rabb and Loftin Appointed to Bossier Levee Board
James “Jim” Rabb and Kenneth “Kenny” Loftin have been appointed to the Bossier Levee Board of Commissioners by Governor Bobby Jindal. Both will represent the 4th Ward.
Rabb is a resident of Haughton, LA and has lived in Bossier Parish since 1965. He is a retired professor who was formally employed at the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Red River Research Station. He also served as the Louisiana State Chapter President of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Rabb and his wife, Becky, have one child and are members of Shreve City Baptist Church.
Loftin is a resident of Elm Grove, LA and has lived in Bossier Parish since 1985. He serves as the Executive Director of Ware Youth Center. He is also a Louisiana 4-H Foundation Board Member. Loftin and his wife, Johanna, have one child. The Loftins are members of Memorial Baptist Chapel Church.
The Bossier Levee District Board of Commissioners is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage system within Bossier Parish. As outlined in state statute, the board shall be comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments who must reside in Bossier Parish, with four members representing the 2nd Ward, four members representing the 1st and 4th Wards, and one at-large member who may live in any of these wards.