Under the cover of two hurricanes, a pandemic, and protests across the area, next week, Lafayette councils are planning to raise your property taxes by 7.5%! What’s worse is they’re planning to use a state constitutional loophole to exceed voter approved tax percentages – and it doesn’t require them to ask the voters! Can you believe it?
City ordinance CO-076-2020 is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V5Ej50HQ9LbKczah0a2wg0OvUl9MA5vR/view?usp=sharing
Parish ordinance PO-039-2020 is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Btu258XKKKmwiWmPQF0wbvB2WwYxFxf-/view?usp=sharing
Parish ordinance PO-040-2020 also increases the airport’s maximum millage from 1.71 mills approved by voters to 1.83 mills – a 7% increase!