This sales tax increase is for the city of Ruston.
The current sales tax is 8.75.
The vote will ask Ruston residents to vote on a three quarter cent sales tax increase, which would take it to 9.50.
Ruston Mayor, Ronny Walker, says this tax would improve different areas of Ruston.
“It will fund 120-million dollars worth of improvements, infrastructure improvements within our city. Everything from water, sewer, new streets, bike trails, sports complex, a new animal shelter,” says Mayor Ronny Walker, City of Ruston.
Election Day is April 9th.