State Bond Commission Discusses Propositions for December Election

The State Bond Commission met at the State Capitol Building on September 15, 2022.  Among the items on the agenda in reference of the December 10, 2022 election included three propositions pertaining to Bienville Parish.   

  • L22­197 ­ Bienville Parish, Fire Protection District, Ward7

    • 5.13 mills tax, 10 years, 2023-­2032, for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining, and/or operating facilities and/or equipment for fire protection and emergency response purposes, including acquiring vehicles and paying the costs of obtaining water for fire protection purposes and charges for fire hydrant rentals and service.
    • Based on the current taxable assessed valuation of the District, a 5.13 mills tax will generate an estimated $155,500 annually.
    • The proposition was previously presented to the voters at the December 11, 2021 election but failed to pass.
    • The proposition is considered a continuation tax, as the proposition was carried at the election April 6, 2013 and was to be levied through 2022.
  • L22­209 ­ Bienville Parish, Hospital Service District No. 1

    • 1.94 mills tax, 10 years, 2023­-2032, for acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and/or operating facilities and equipment.
    • Based on the current taxable assessed valuation of the District, a 1.94 mills tax will generate an estimated $294,880 annually.
    • The proposition was previously presented to the voters at the October 12, 2019 election but failed to pass.
    • The proposition is considered a new tax.
  • L22­210 ­ Bienville Parish Police Jury 

    • 4.03 mills tax, 10 years, 2024-­2033, for equipment, supplies, maintenance, operation and support of a public library and its branch or branches.
    • Based on the current taxable assessed valuation of the Parish, a 4.03 mills tax will generate an estimated $1,359,100 annually.
    • The proposed proposition was last presented to the voters at the December 08, 2012 election for which it passed.
    • The proposition is considered a continuation tax.

See below for complete agenda. 


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