FAQ, Part 1:
MILLAGE VIDEO PRESENTATION
Click the graphic above to watch a video explaining what these millages mean for
Caddo Parish residents and business owners.
2023 PARISH OF CADDO
CRIMINAL JUSTICE MILLAGE ELECTION
OCTOBER 14, 2023
On October 14, voters in Caddo Parish will be asked to decide whether or not to approve a millage proposal that will increase the resources that allow the Parish provide services to its citizens.
This specific proposal will create a criminal justice millage that will address current funding issues in our criminal justice system and public safety.
What is a millage?
A millage is a means of assessing a property tax.
1 mill is equal to one-tenth of a cent.
The proposed millage would be assessed at 3.5 mills.
PROPOSITION (CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM MILLAGE)
Shall Caddo Parish, Louisiana (the "Parish"), be authorized to levy a special tax of 3.5 mills on all property subject to taxation in Caddo Parish (an estimated $5,250,000 reasonably expected at this time to be collected from the levy of the tax for an entire year), for a period of 15 years, beginning with the year 2024 and ending with the year 2039 (the "Tax"), for the purpose of maintaining public safety by supporting costs for community mental health programs, workforce development programs, neighborhood development programs, litter and blight abatement, a criminal justice system, the juvenile justice system, including acquiring, equipping, improving, maintaining, and operating these systems?
General Election: October 14, 2023
Early Voting: September 30 – October 7 - 8:30am - 6:00pm
TWO Locations to Early Vote:
Caddo Registrar of Voters
525 Marshall Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Hamilton/South Caddo Branch - Shreve Memorial Library
2111 W. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
For information on voter registration, absentee/vote by mail. and polling places, please visit the Caddo Registrar of Voters website.
Become an Election Worker
For information on how to become an election worker, please visit the Caddo Clerk of Court website.