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05-03-12 (12-0056) http://www.ose.louisiana.gov/agopinions/lawrason%20act/AG%20Opinion%20No.%2012-0056.pdf
Issued to Mayor Phillip Bickham, Village of Folsom. The opinion made the following statements:

The board of alderman in a Lawrason Act municipality may not usurp the power of the mayor through the passage of an ordinance. The board does not have the authority to hire, fire, or discipline municipal employees. Nor may it participate in an employee annual review process or modify their pay.