F G B R C A  

Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Civic Associations

Federation Committees

The Federation achieves its goals and objectives through the efforts of a number of standing and ad hoc committees whose members are appointed by the President (except for the Nominating Committee).

 

STANDING COMMITTEES


Communications & Public Affairs Committee establishes policies to ensure that the General Membership is kept fully apprised of all Federation business. Committee members are responsible for maintaining the Website and Facebook pages.

    

Membership Committee receives and reviews all applications for membership and reports    its recommendations for action to the board. This committee manages programs for  membership recruiting and retention.

 

Governmental & Community Affairs Committee monitors pending governmental action and  community matters affecting single-family homeowners in EBR Parish.


Admin Committee coordinates activities and manages staff work on behalf of the board of directors between meetings.  The Admin committee consists of the Board officers.   Chairman:  Federation President


INTERIM / RECURRING COMMITTEES


Finance - Review Committee annually reviews the itemized account of all funds as prepared by the Treasurer and reports findings to the Board & Membership no later than March of  the following year.


Nominating Committee annually will solicit, contact, vet and recommend nominees for Board of Director positions that are expiring that calendar year. 


CURRENT AD HOC COMMITTEES


Drainage Committee focuses on reviewing and commenting on amendments to UDC Chapter 15 on flooding and drainage and monitoring the Planning Commission agenda for developments impacting the existing FEMA floodplain.   (Currently - Inactive)


5G Task Force is a group of Federation member associations who are working with City Parish attorneys and service providers to address deficiencies with the current Small Wireless Facilities Ordinance.  Committee chair:  Gary Patureau   (Currently - Active)


Short Term Rentals (AirBnBs) Study Group established by the Metro Council (Tara Wicker)  to make recommendations for a parishwide ordinance to regulate STRs.  (Currently - Inactive) 


CPIDs (Crime Prevention and Improvement Districts) is a network of 33 home owners associations (15 of which are Federation members).   The group meets to network and discuss issues of common interest.    Network Chairman:  Bob Harper


Other committees may be authorized by the Board, or by the Federation through its General Membership