West Feliciana Sales Tax Measure, 2009
This measure was defeated with 53.18 percent against it.
The measure called for implementing a 1-cent sales tax. Revenue generated by the tax will be directed towards acquiring, upgrading and maintaining roads and bridges, drainage, sewer, water and sanitation facilities. In total the tax is expected to generate approximately $1.6 million per year in additional revenue.
The same measure was defeated on November 4, 2008. A total of 2,338 people voted in favor of the tax and 2,752 voted against the measure.