CENTRAL, La. (AP) - On Nov. 16, voters in Central will get a chance to decide whether to let the school district sell $13.1 million in construction bonds, with about $8.1 million dedicated to Central High School. The Advocate reports the Central School Board voted unanimously Monday to place this... more »
In Acadia and Evangeline Parishes, voters will decide whether to renew a 10-year property tax to fund the Basile High School Athletic Department.
The tax generates roughly 74-thousand dollars for the school. The property tax, enacted nearly thirty years ago, has been renewed three times. The money allows the... more »
Delinquent taxpayers are reminded of the following dates and costs:
April 1, 2013 1% interest and fee will accrue on unpaid taxes. April 8, 2013 $ 95 advertisement and research costs will be added. April 19, 2013 Delinquent taxpayer list is published in newspaper. April 29, 2013 $ 35 costs for notification... more »
MONROE, La. (AP) - A 10-year, 0.75-mill property tax renewal will be one of the items on the Ouachita Parish ballot in the April 6 election. The money generated from the parish-wide tax helps fund the Ouachita Parish Health Unit and the parish's animal control efforts, including the shelter. Brad... more »
Iberia Parish landowners could get the chance to join the City of New Iberia, free of charge. It's part of proposed State Constitutional Amendment 6, which would allow the City of New Iberia to annex any property from the parish without charging the owner City property taxes.
But the... more »
Supporters of a new property tax explain why voters should approve it this Saturday: More than $500-million will help renovate Lafayette's schools if the tax is approved.
"We can give them a sense of pride in their facilities." Sarah Walker of the Parent Coalition says, "and have those facilities... more »
LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Four governmental bodies in Livingston Parish have elected to keep their property tax millages the same, while about two dozen others are preparing to hold meetings on their millage rates. Because the amount of taxable property on the tax rolls is rising, Assessor Jeff Taylor tells... more »