Saturday is Election Day across SW La.
Published 4:31 pm Friday, April 28, 2023
Saturday will be Election Day across Southwest Louisiana.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Ballots will feature tax propositions in Beauregard and Vernon parishes.
The ballot items include:
A 10-year, parishwide school district proposition for maintenance and operations of schools; the millage renewal authorizes the school board to continue to levy a 22.52 mills tax on all property subject to taxation, representing a 1.17 mills adjustment due to reappraisal over the 21.35 mills authorized in 2013.
A parishwide school district proposition issuing $26,000,000 of 20-year general obligation bonds for
construction and renovations to school facilities.
Ward 6 propositions (five in total) to allow the sales of alcoholic beverages containing not more than six percent alcohol by volume by package or for consumption on premises; to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages containing one-half of one percent alcohol by volume by package or for consumption on premises; to allow the sale of beverages of high and low alcoholic content be permitted only on the premises of restaurant establishments that have been issued permits.
A 10-year, 5.98 mills millage continuation for Fire Protection District No. 1; it would generate
A 10-year, 8.12 mills parishwide school tax proposition for maintenance and operations of schools.
A 10-year, 14.57 mills tax continuation for Picking School District 142 (Ward 4).
A 10-year 13.83 mills tax renewal for Hornbeck School District 143.
A 10-year, 19.11 mills tax continuation for Ward 5 Wardwide School District 144.
A 10-year, 13.24 mills tax renewal for Orange School District 145.
A 10-year, 14.32 mills tax continuation for Ward 8 Wardwide School District 151.
A 10-year, 12.68 mills tax renewal for Ward 6 Wardwide School District 161.
A 10-year, 13.03 mills tax renewal for Ward 1 Wardwide School District 162.