What’s on the ballot for May 4, 2013

WHAT’S ON SATURDAY’S BALLOT

The following races and propositions are on Saturday’s ballot in Acadiana, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

ACADIA PARISH

School District No. 7 of Second Ward proposition

To renew a 10-year, 2-mill property tax, generating an estimated $74,000 a year, to fund Basile High School’s Athletic Department.

Crowley Service Area Fire Protection District No. 11 proposition

To levy a 10-year, $100 parcel fee, generating an estimated $120,000 a year for fire service.

EVANGELINE PARISH

Ville Platte proposition

To renew a 10-year, 4-mill property tax, generating an estimated $142,000 a year, to operate police and fire departments.

Parishwide proposition

To renew a 10-year, 1.02-mill property tax, generating an estimated $238,000 a year, to provide services to the elderly.

School District No. 7 of Second Ward proposition

To renew a 10-year, 2-mill property tax, generating an estimated $74,000 a year, to fund Basile High School’s Athletic Department.

ST. MARTIN PARISH

Parishwide proposition No. 1

To issue 20-year general obligation bonds, not exceeding $40.3 million and repayable by property taxes, to buy and improve land for buildings and playgrounds and other school facilities.

Parishwide proposition No. 2

To renew a 1-cent sales tax, generating an estimated $6.6 million a year, and to rededicate the revenue to school district capital improvements, technology, security as well as salaries and benefits of school district employees.

ST. MARY PARISH

Hospital Service District No. 1 proposition

To renew a 10-year, 3.47-mill property tax, generating an estimated $590,000 a year, to maintain and operate hospital facilities.

VERMILION PARISH

7th Ward Gravity Drainage District No. 2 proposition

To renew a 10-year, 19.26-mill property tax, generating an estimated $700,000 a year, to improve and maintain drainage works.