Parish to decide on Millage Rates on Thursday

Staff reports

The Ascension Parish Council will decide at a public hearing scheduled for Thurs., Aug. 2 whether to levy additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval, or adopt the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum.

The estimated cumulative amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next tax year from the increased millage is $20,621,913, and the amount of the cumulative increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $233,751.

The Parish Council will hold the public hearing at 6 p.m. at the Donaldsonville Courthouse located at 300 Houmas Street.