DALLAS — Voters in East Baton Rouge Parish, La., will go to the polls Nov. 14 to decide on a proposed $901 million bond package that would finance parish-wide infrastructure improvements and a nature-themed tourist attraction in downtown Baton Rouge.

The parish’s Metro Council voted Wednesday 9 to 3 to set the election on the plan by President-Mayor Melvin “Kip” Holden to support the 30-year revenue bonds with an additional 0.5% sales tax and an increase in the property tax rate of 9.9 mills.

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