The meeting was held at 9 a.m. in the Bossier City Council Chambers, according to District 5 Commissioner Foster Campbell, the host for the meeting.
The Public Service Commission
, which consists of five members, sets utility rates for Louisiana consumers and determines how those services are delivered to customers each month.
, when he
campaigned for the office in 2002, promised to open the agency to more public involvement.
One of his
campaign pledges was holding Commission meetings around the state.
succeeded in convincing the Commission to do so.
notes the PSC
has met in Shreveport, Ruston, West Monroe, Vidalia, Winnfield, Many, and Natchitoches in his
Other commissioners have hosted meetings in Alexandria, Lake Charles, Lafayette, Houma, New Orleans, Covington, and Mandeville.
"Another thing I promised to do if elected was to regularly visit all the parishes in my 24-parish district to hold town meetings and hear from local residents.
Since becoming your commissioner, I have held more than 150 such meetings ," Campbell noted.
added, "These town meetings are crucial to my own understanding of what goes on in north Louisiana.