St. Tammany Parish Wide School District No. 12 in Louisiana will renovate nine schools and replace portable buildings at six campuses with proceeds from $135 million of general obligation bonds approved by voters last week.

Voters also approved the rededication of an existing 3.44 mill tax and a new 3 mill property tax to fund salaries and benefits to compensate for declines in state aid to local education. Revenues from the 3.44 mill tax had been limited to school construction and operations.

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