Fire tax renewals on April 5 ballot

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

PLAQUEMINE –Two 10-year tax renewals to generate revenue for fire protection is on the April 5 ballot.

The first measure is a levy of 3.95 mills on all property that will generate approximately $193,300 annually from 2016 until 2025 for volunteer fire protection services in District 1, which covers most of the St. Gabriel area.

The second ballot measure is a levy of 6.78 mills on all taxable property that’s expected to generate about $100,540 annually between 2015 and 2024. That revenue will fund volunteer fire services in the north Iberville area.

For more information contact Melissa S. Bourgoyne at the Iberville Parish Registrar of Voters at 225-687-5201.