Burt & PPHTD push back against Rousselle's 'lack of transparency' allegation

By Jason Browne

If someone has to take the blame in a dispute between a faction of the Plaquemines Parish Port Commission and the Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District, Port Chair Charlie Burt said he’ll take the blame.

Burt, the District 6 council member on the Plaquemines Parish Council, which doubles as the Port Commission, is not seeking reelection this year. Thus immune from long-term political fallout, Burt said District 5 council and commission member Benny Rousselle can blame him, and not port administrators, for a delay in port consultant contracts being uploaded to a shared drive accessible to all council members.


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