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  • Named in the top 100 small towns in America by Norman Crampton
  • Over 400 historical properties in downtown historic district
  • Home to four governors, three U.S. Senators, a Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, an Attorney General, a Lt. Governor, and two state senators
  • Over 44,000 acres of sugar cane within St. Mary Parish
  • Three carbon black plants
  • Parish seat of government of St. Mary Parish.
  • Easy access to an abundance of waterways

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the City of Franklin in St. Mary Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in City Hall (E.A. Crowell School), located at 300 Iberia Street, Franklin, Louisiana on Wednesday, August 20, 2024 at 5:45 p.m. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum. The estimated amount of tax revenues to be collected in the next year from the increased millage is $789,339.12, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $13,934.25. 24-25 Budget Recap

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