Charter (St. Tammany)

BGR Reviews St. Tammany Term Limits Proposition

Overview In On the Ballot: St. Tammany Parish, March 5, 2016, BGR explains and analyzes a proposition to impose term limits on the Parish Council.

West Bank Levees and St. Tammany Charter Changes

Overview BGR analyzes two tax propositions meant to sustain west bank flood protection systems and three proposed St. Tammany charter amendments before voters on November 21, 2015. The tax propositions include a new tax for the West Jefferson Levee District...

BGR Views Changes to Constitution, Tammany Charter

Overview The Bureau of Governmental Research analyzes four proposed amendments to the State constitution and one proposed amendment to the St. Tammany Parish home rule charter. The report covers amendments that will go before voters on October 20, 2007. Two...

BGR Assesses St. Tammany’s Home Rule Charter

Overview BGR presents its report assessing the St. Tammany Parish Home Rule Charter. BGR found a general consensus that the charter is working well and represents an improvement over the police jury system that it replaced. However, some fine-tuning...