Voters Approve Funding For Bayou Vermilion District
The Bayou Vermilion District can tally two wins that came from voters at the polls Saturday.
First, voters chose to renew a .75-mill property tax that helps maintain the Vermilion River and Vermilionville. Voters approved the measure with a 59-percent to a 41-percent margin.
According to our news partner, KATC, the tax is expected to raise $1.56 million for the next 10 years.
Next, voters approved $4 million in bonds that are expected to fund construction projects related to Bayou Vermilion District's Master Plan. The measure was approve with a 53-percent to a 47-percent vote.