St. Landry Parish Council to Hold Public Hearing and Special Meeting Thursday October 23rd

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THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL HEREBY GIVES NOTICE THAT IT WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014, AT 5:30PM AT OLD CITY MARKET LOCATED AT 131 W. BELLEVUE STREET, OPELOUSAS, LOUISIANA.

THE HEARING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN CONNECTION WITH THE FOLLOWING: 5:30PM ORDINANCE NO. 2014-013 AN ORDINANCE OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH CODE OF ORDINANCES TO CREATE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN THE PARISH OF ST. LANDRY, STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND TO LEVY A 2% SALES AND USE TAX AND A 2% HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX THEREIN

BY ORDER OF ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL /s/ Hurlin Dupre, Chairman

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P U B L I C   N O T I C E - ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT SPECIAL MEETING
 
The St. Landry Parish Council hereby gives Notice that it will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 23, 2014, starting at 5:45pm at the Old City Market located at 131 W. Bellevue Street, Opelousas, Louisiana for the following purposes, to-wit:
 
1. Adopt Ordinance No. 2014-013; An Ordinance of the St. Landry Parish Code of Ordinances to Create the Harry Guilbeau Area Economic Development District, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, defining the boundaries thereof from which area local sales tax and hotel occupancy tax increments will be determined and used to finance economic development projects in accordance with and as authorized by Part II of Chapter 27 of Title 33 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950, as amended, and providing for other matters in connection with the foregoing.
 
2. Introduce a proposed ordinance levying an additional sales tax of not exceeding two percent (2.00%) in the Harry Guilbeau Area Economic Development District, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
 
3. Introduce a proposed ordinance levying an additional hotel occupancy tax of not exceeding two percent (2.00%) in the Harry Guilbeau Area Economic Development District, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.
 
4. Adopt a resolution approving the creation of a joint commission to be known as the "St. Landry Parish Events Center Commission," authorizing the execution of a Joint Commission Agreement by and among the Parish of St. Landry, the Harry Guilbeau Area Economic Development District, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, the City of Opelousas and the St. Landry Parish Economic and Industrial Development District, approving a special counsel employment contract relative to the creation of the said joint commission, and providing for other matters in connection therewith.
 
 
BY ORDER OF THE ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL   
/s/ Hurlin Dupre, Chairman
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ST. LANDRY PARISH COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
WHEN: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5:45pm 
Old City Market Building, 131 W. Bellevue St..  
Opelousas, Louisiana