Several Tax Measures Pass In Acadia Parish
Acadia Parish voters gave thumbs up to three different taxes that were on the ballot this past Saturday.
A 10 year five-mill property tax for the city of Rayne was approved by 83 percent of voters.
The tax, which will generate around 150,000 dollars a year, will be used for recreation centers and playgrounds.
The other two taxes were voted on by residents who live in unincorporated areas of Acadia Parish.
82 percent of voters in the Bayou Plaquemine and Wikoff Drainage District voted for a 10-year, 5.12-mill property tax that will help to maintain and improved gravity drainage works in the district.
Voters also agreed to a 10 year, 8.89 mill property tax for the Second Ward Gravity Drainage District which will be used to improve, maintain, and operate gravity drainage works in the district.