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Early voting for eight tax renewals starts

By Cyndi Sellers

Early voting begins Saturday, Apr. 14 and continues through Apr. 21, except for Sunday, on eight local tax renewals.

Parishwide voters will be asked to renew two Law Enforcement millages, one for 9.31 mills and one for 2.29 mills. Both are continuations of previous millage levels and would last for 10 years beginning in 2020. The total estimated annual revenue would be $2,940,610 to support the Sheriff’s Office operations throughout the Parish.

Gravity Drainage District 3 is seeking a renewal of its 7.5 mill property tax, estimated to produce $1,240,600 annually for the purpose of constructing, maintaining, and operating the district's drainage systems. The 10-year tax would begin in 2019. Gravity Drainage District 4 seeks a renewal of its 3.68 mill property tax, estimated to produce $71,358 annually, also a 10 year tax beginning in 2019.

Recreation Districts 7 and 9 are seeking renewals of their 3 mill taxes, both for 10 years beginning in 2019. Recreation District 7 would receive an estimated $64,658 annually and Recreation District 9 would receive $73,691.

Waterworks District 2 seeks a renewal of its 5.72 mill maintenance tax, estimated to produce $304,112 annually, beginning in 2019.

Hackberry voters will be asked to renew the Calcasieu-Cameron Hospital Service District tax of 6.96 mills, which is estimated to produce $7,907,319.52 annually beginning in 2020 and ending in 2029. The District operates the Hackberry and Vinton Rural Health Clinics, West Cal-Cam Hospital, and a Therapeutic Riding program.

Early voting is from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. each day at the Registrar of Voter’s Office in the West Police Jury Annex in Cameron. The regular election will be Saturday, Apr. 28.

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