Calcasieu Parish May 4, 2019, Election and Early Voting Information




Calcasieu Parish May 4, 2019, Election and Early Voting Information

Election Day in Calcasieu Parish is Saturday, May 4, 2019. Early voting for this election is April 20 – April 27, 2019. Residents will be voting on a Calcasieu Parish School District bond and two fire protection tax renewals. Early voting and election day voting locations and more information about the bond and tax renewals in Calcasieu Parish, as well as a map of wards in Calcasieu Parish, can be found below.

Early Voting Information

Early voting in Calcasieu Parish is from April 20 until April 27 between 8:30 a.m. and  6 p.m. except on Sunday, April 21, when polls will be closed.
You may vote early at any of the following locations.

PARISH COURTHOUSE
1000 RYAN ST – RM 7
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601-5250
8:30 am – 6 pm for each day of early voting
Directions

WEST CALCASIEU BUSINESS CENTER
500 A N. HUNTINGTON ST. BLDG B
SULPHUR, LA 70663
April 20-27, 2019 Saturday-Saturday (excluding Sunday) 8:30am to 6:00pm
Directions

MOSS BLUFF LIBRARY
261 PARISH RD
MOSS BLUFF, LA 70611
April 20-27, 2019 Saturday-Saturday (excluding Sunday) 8:30am to 6:00pm
Directions

Voting Day Information

Election day is May 4, 2019. Polling places are open from 7 am to 8 pm.

Visit the Geaux Vote page to find your election day voting location.

What residents will be voting on

School District No. 23 Proposition – $42 million, 20-year bond

Shall School District No. 23 of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana (“District”), incur debt and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding Forty-Two Million ($42,000,000) Dollars, in one or more series, for a period not exceeding twenty (20) years from date thereof, with interest at a rate or rates not exceeding eight (8%) percent per annum, for the purpose of acquiring and/or improving lands for buildings and playgrounds, purchasing, erecting, enlarging and/or improving school buildings and other related facilities and necessary equipment and furnishings therefor, title to which shall be in the public, which bonds shall be general obligations of the District and will be retired with, paid from and secured by ad valorem taxes estimated to be 5.86 mills for the first year, on all taxable property within the District sufficient in rate and amount to pay said bonds in principal and interest, as provided by Article VI, Section 33 of the 1974 Louisiana Constitution, as amended, and statutory authority supplemental thereto?
The Calcasieu Parish school bonding district map can be found below.

Ward 1 Fire Protection District 1 Proposition – 6.43-mill, 10-year renewal

Shall the Board of Commissioners of Ward One Fire Protection District Number One of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, acting as governing authority of said District, be authorized to renew, levy and collect a six and forty-three one-hundredths (6.43) mill tax on all property subject to taxation in said District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, with collections from the renewed levy estimated to be $629,485.00 for one entire year, for the purpose of maintaining and operating fire protection facilities, paying firefighters, purchasing fire trucks and other fire fighting equipment, paying the cost of obtaining water for fire protection purposes including charges for fire hydrant rentals and service, and purchasing, improving or constructing fire protection facilities of Ward One Fire Protection District Number One?
The ward map can be found below.

Ward 4 Fire Protection District 2 Proposition – 6.4-mill, 10-year renewal

Shall Ward Four Fire Protection District No. Two of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, be authorized to renew, levy and collect a six and one-half (6.5) mills on the dollar of assessed valuation on all property subject to taxation in said District for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the tax collection for the year 2020 and ending with the year 2029, with collections from the renewed levy estimated to be $1,188,964.00 for one entire year, for the purpose of maintaining, operating and developing fire protection facilities, for purchasing fire trucks and other fire fighting equipment, and for the purpose of paying the cost of acquiring, improving and constructing fire protection facilities constituting works of public improvement within the territorial limits of the District?
The ward map can be found below.

Calcasieu Parish Bonding District Map

Calcasieu Parish Bonding District Map 2

View a Larger Bonding District Map.

Ward Map for Calcasieu Parish

Calcasieu Parish Ward 1 Map

Calcasieu Parish Ward 4 Map

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