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Health Service District Sales and use Tax Renewal - Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Pointe Coupee Health Services District is proposing the renewal of the 10 year, 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 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 Aging $295,000
Pointe Coupee Hospice $150,000
Pointe Coupee Home Health $250,000
Pointe Coupee Coroner $168,000
Pointe Coupee Parish Health Unit and Sanitation Services $120,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Center $170,000
Pointe Coupee 911 Services $120,000
Innis/Livonia Community Health Center Operations $48,000
Pointe Coupee Nutritional Education Services $19,000
Adolescent Psychiatric Services $72,000
Any questions concerning the uses of the 10 year, 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.


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