985-748-3211 |
206 E. Mulberry St. | P.O. Box 215
Amite, LA 70422

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The Tangipahoa Parish Council is the legislative branch of Tangipahoa Parish Government. Members of the Tangipahoa Parish Council work to serve constituents and the Parish through a myriad of duties that include enacting legislation through resolution or ordinance, approving the Parish’s fiscal budget, levying Parish taxes, establishing policy, and serving as a voice for the people. The Tangipahoa Parish Council consists of 10 Council members representing all unincorporated areas of Tangipahoa Parish.

The full Council meets in regular session on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at 5:30 p.m. at the Parish Government Building at 206 East Mulberry Street, Amite, Louisiana 70422. 

Tangipahoa Parish was founded by Act No. 85 of the 2nd Session of the Legislature in 1869. The Parish was originally governed by a Police Jury style of government until 1986 when it began operating as a Council- President Home Rule Charter form of government. The Charter is “the Constitution” of the Parish.

Annual Budget

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Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Tangipahoa Parish Government will be held at its regular meeting place in the Tangipahoa Parish Gordon A. Burgess Governmental Building, Council Chambers at 206 East Mulberry St., Amite, Louisiana on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 5:30 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 tax year from the increased millage is $16,243,471.91, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $59,821.72.