OUR COUNCIL

The Livingston Parish Council is the legislative body, with the power to enact all ordinances and resolutions. Livingston Parish Council members are elected from nine districts, and the President is elected at-large, by all voters of the Parish. The nine Livingston Parish Council members act only by ordinance, resolution or motion. They adopt and may alter the annual budget and confirm the Livingston Parish President's appointments. The Livingston Parish Council is responsible for the appropriation and issuance of bonds. The Livingston Parish Council determines its own rules of procedure, and its meetings are open to the public.

Livingston Parish Council members are elected every four years. They are elected to geographic districts of roughly the same proportion of population.

MILLAGE STATEMENT
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Livingston Parish Council in the Parish of Livingston will be held at its regular meeting place in the Parish Council Chambers located at the Governmental Building, 20355 Government Boulevard, Livingston, LA 70754 on Thursday, August 11, 2016 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 year from the increased millage for Exempt Municipalities is $145,505, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is for Exempt Municipalities is $12,544. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage for Roads and Bridges is $2,439,577, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase for Roads and Bridges is $209,804. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage for the Health Unit is $1,219,788, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase for the Health Unit is $107,342. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage for General Alimony is $1,131,962, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase for General Alimony is $97,583.