The West Feliciana Parish Police Jury, La., has released a $22.5 million list of infrastructure projects that would be financed by $30 million of bonds supported by a 1% sales tax increase to be decided on by voters at a special election Nov. 14. Proceeds would be allocated to road, drinking water, and sewer projects.

Parish manager Ambrose Sims said the new tax is needed to offset a drop in property tax revenues created by annual depreciation of the parish’s largest taxpayer, Entergy Gulf State Inc.’s River Bend nuclear power plant in St. Francisville.

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