JUNE 17, 2021

5:30 P.M.



The Secretary read the following:


Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of St. John the Baptist School Board in St. John the Baptist Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in LaPlace Elementary School, 393 Greenwood Drive LaPlace, Louisiana on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to rates not to exceed the prior year's maximum. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage is $31,742,812.35, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $9,684,171.99.  


The two (2) agenda items were read aloud:


1.         Public comment regarding levying adjusted millage rates of all property subject to ad valorem taxation within St. John the Baptist for the year 2021.


2.         Public comment on increasing the millage rates, but not in excess of the prior year’s maximum rates, on all taxable property shown on the official assessment roll for the year 2021.


The public was invited to make comments and/or ask questions of administration/board members.


The public was reminded several times that the floor was open for comments or questions.  At 5:50 p.m., the public was reminded that the floor was open for another 10 minutes.  At 5:55 p.m., the public was reminded that the floor was open for another 5 minutes, and again at 5:58 p.m. that there was another 2 minutes.


There being no public comment, the hearing was closed at 6:00 p.m.



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Dr. Lynett Hookfin, Secretary                                                     Nia Mitchell-Williams, President