Parish to vote on sales tax, millages Saturday
Lincoln Parish residents will be asked to vote on three millage tax renewals and one new sales tax Saturday.
The school board renewals include a parishwide tax of 10.5 mills and a Ruston district tax for 2.51 mills. One mill is equal to $1 of tax per every $1,000 of real estate value above the $75,000 homestead exemption amount.
The parishwide tax is restricted for use on purchasing textbooks, instructional materials and school buses; constructing, operating and maintaining school buildings and facilities; offsetting reductions in federal and state school funding; funding mandated federal and state programs and funding employee and retiree health insurance.