The Pointe Coupee Health
Services District is proposing the renewal of the 10 year, ¼ of 1% sales and use
tax. The proposition will be on the ballot on Tuesday, November 8th. The 10 year
sales tax was first passed in 1987. The voters of Pointe Coupee again passed the
10 year ¼ of 1% tax in 1997 and again in 2007.
The sale tax revenues are
used to fund the following annual expenditures:
Pointe Coupee Council on
Pointe Coupee Hospice $150,000
Pointe Coupee Home Health
Pointe Coupee Coroner $168,000
Pointe Coupee Parish Health Unit
and Sanitation Services $120,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Center
Pointe Coupee 911 Services $120,000
Health Center Operations $48,000
Pointe Coupee Nutritional Education Services
Adolescent Psychiatric Services $72,000
Any questions concerning
the uses of the 10 year, ¼ of 1% sales tax renewal may be directed to Chad E.
Olinde, CPA, MBA, Administrator, Pointe Coupee General Hospital, (225) 638-5702.
Please remember to vote on November 8th.