Parish-wide election this Saturday

Election day is Saturday, April 29, for the parish-wide sales tax renewal election.

Residents will be voting to authorize the renewal of a sales and use tax of 1% that will be levied and collected from retail, use, lease or rental, consumption, storage for use or consumption, personal property and sales of service within the parish.  

The renewal of the 1% sales and use tax is estimated to collect an amount of $3,100,00 per year for a period of ten years. If the renewal is passed, collection of the tax will begin on July 1, 2024, and end June 30, 2034.  

The proceeds raised from this tax will be used to continue providing collection and disposal of solid waste for the residents of the parish, payment of contracts for this provision that includes, acquiring, constructing, improving, maintaining and operation of equipment and necessary facilities.   

The remaining proceeds that are collected for the 1% sales and use tax will be used for constructing, improving and maintaining public roads and bridges in the parish.  

If you are on the mail out program, all absentee ballots must be at the Registrar Voters Office by 4:30 p.m. today, April 28th. 

For questions and concerns please reach out to Nickie Warren at 318-263-7404 or via email at

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