What’s on the ballot for December 11 election date

One proposition is on the ballot in all 69 of Ascension’s voting precincts; a renewal of the current 2-mill ad valorem (property tax) assessment to fund Ascension Parish Public Health Center (see full text of proposition below):

Shall the Parish of Ascension, State of Louisiana (the “Parish”), under the provisions of Article VI, Section 32 of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974, as amended, and other constitutional and statutory authority, be authorized to renew the levy and collection of, and adopt an ordinance providing for such levy and collection, of a special ad valorem tax of 2.0 mills on the dollar of assessed valuation on all property subject to taxation within the boundaries of the Parish (the “Tax”) (an estimated $3,007,000 is reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the Tax for the entire year), beginning with the tax collection for the year 2022, and annually thereafter, to and including the year 2031, and shall said Tax (after paying reasonable and necessary expenses of collecting and administering the Tax), be used to provide funds to the Parish to be used to maintain and support the Ascension Parish Public Health Center, including buildings, maintenance expenses and other related health care expenses?

Voters in 25 precincts will decide the runoff election for Justice of the Peace-3rd Justice Court between:

  • Lynelle Johnson (Republican)
  • Kim Landry (Republican)