Calcasieu voters renew four property taxes; Cameron renewals pass
Published 10:21 pm Saturday, April 30, 2022
Calcasieu Parish voters overwhelmingly approved four property tax renewals on Saturday, according to complete, yet unofficial results from the Secretary of State’s website.
A 10-mill, 10-year property tax renewal for the Community Center and Playground District 4 of Ward 1 received 449 yes votes, or 60 percent, and 305 no votes, or 40 percent. The renewal will take effect Jan. 1, 2023, and will generate $984,643 annually for construction and maintenance work within the district.
Voters renewed a 10-year, 7-mill property tax for Ward 1 Fire Protection District 1. There were 606 yes votes, or 80 percent, and 149 no votes, or 20 percent. The tax will generate $689,250 annually.
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Voters approved a 10-year, 8.5-mill property tax renewal for Ward 4 Fire Protection District 2. There were 238 yes votes, or 84 percent, and 44 no votes, or 16 percent. The tax will generate $1,797,977 annually.
Voters approved a 10-year, 3-mill property tax renewal for Waterworks District 9 of Ward 4. There were 228 yes votes, or 81 percent, and 54 no votes, or 19 percent. The tax will generate $634,570 annually.
In Cameron Parish, voters approved collecting a 10-year, 8-mill property tax for the Consolidated Fire Protections of South Cameron. There were 106 yes votes, or 80 percent, and 27 no votes, or 20 percent. The tax is expected to generate $528,370 for the district annually.
Voters in Recreation District 6 passed a 10-year, 9.74-mill property tax renewal. There were 27 yes votes and zero no votes. The tax will generate $402,573 annually.
Voters in Waterworks District 9 approved a 10-year, 6.34-mill property tax renewal. There were 60 yes votes, or 87 percent, and 9 no votes, or 13 percent. The tax will generate $166,382 per year.
Voters approved a 10-year, 8-mill property tax renewal for Fire Protection District 10. There were 60 yes votes, or 97 percent, and 2 no votes, or 3 percent. The tax will generate an estimated $1,827,757 annually.