NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 7, SECTION 23(C) OF THE LOUISIANA CONSTITUTION AND R.S. 47:1705(B) AND 47:1705.1 THAT A PUBLIC HEARING OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE ST. TAMMANY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 12 WILL BE HELD AT THE SPECIAL MEETING PLACE,  THE ST. TAMMANY PARISH COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 21490 KOOP DRIVE, MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA 70471 ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2020 AT 6:00 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 TAX YEAR FROM THE INCREASED MILLAGE IS $7,345,677.00, AND THE AMOUNT OF INCREASE IN TAXES ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE MILLAGE INCREASE IS $279,134.00.

THE CURRENT BUDGET IS $6,419,267.00.

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC HEARING/MEETING

A Public Hearing will be held as follows:

DATE:   Wednesday, August 12, 2020

TIME:    6:00 P. M.

PLACE: St. Tammany Parish Council Chambers, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville LA  70471

AGENDA:

Call to Order

Roll Call

Consider levying additional increased millages 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.

Close public hearing:  ADJOURN

A Public Meeting will be held as follows:

DATE:   Wednesday, August 12, 2020

TIME:    6:15 P.M., immediately following public hearing

PLACE: St. Tammany Parish Council Chambers, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville LA  70471

AGENDA:

Call to Order

Roll Call

Old Business:  None

New Business:

  1. Adopt the adjusted millage rate(s).
  2. Set forth the adjusted millage rate(s) and roll forward to millage rate(s) not exceeding the maximum authorized rate(s).

Adjournment

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Welcome to Fire District 12

Fire District 12 was founded in 1984 and opened its first fire station in April 1986. Originally funded by a 5-mill property tax approved by the voters, the District now operates five stations, employs more than 50 full-time firefighters, and coordinates dispatch services for 10 of St. Tammany’s fire protection districts.

The District is equipped with multiple fire engines, including pumpers and a ladder truck, and engages in voluntary mutual aid pacts with neighboring fire districts, ensuring citizens get the best possible service in times of emergency no matter where they live in our community.

Fire District 12 Headquarters

19375 Hwy. 36
Covington, LA 70433

PHONE

985.892.5161

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