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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

A public meeting will be held as follows:

DATE: February 4, 2019
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE OF MEETING:
Ouachita Parish Courthouse
301 S. Grand Street, Room 103
Monroe, LA 71201

Official Notice

2019 - Ouachita Parish Taxing Body Meeting Dates

Taxing Body Meeting Date
LA Department of Agriculture NA
Ouachita Parish Assessor 03/14/2019
GB Cooley 03/12/2019
Tenses Basin Levee District 05/08/2019
Ouachita Parish Sheriff 03/19/2019
East Ouachita Rec District 07/11/2019
Ouachita Parish Schools 07/24/2019
Monroe City Schools 07/10/2019
Ouachita Parish Police Jury 07/16/2019
City of Monroe 06/26/2019
City of West Monroe 07/10/2019
Town of Sterlington 04/28/2019
Town of Richwood 05/17/2019

2018 - Ouachita Parish Taxing Body Meeting Dates

Taxing Body Meeting Date
LA Department of Agriculture NA
Ouachita Parish Assessor 03/14/2018
GB Cooley 03/12/2018
Tenses Basin Levee District 05/08/2018
Ouachita Parish Sheriff 03/19/2018
East Ouachita Rec District 07/11/2018
Ouachita Parish Schools 07/24/2018
Monroe City Schools 07/10/2018
Ouachita Parish Police Jury 07/16/2018
City of Monroe 06/26/2018
City of West Monroe 07/10/2018
Town of Sterlington 04/28/2018
Town of Richwood 05/17/2018

2018 Tax Year Open Book and Board of Review Dates

Notice To Public

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor's Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Friday, August 31. 2018 and ending Friday, September 14, 2018.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor's Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine their assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2018 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 24, 2018 at 5:00 P.M seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


Notice to Public

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 Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, located at 301 South Grand St., Monroe, LA on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.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 $1,905,722, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $10,414.


2018 Millage Adoption Meeting

Official Meeting Notes
Notice To Public

Notice is hereby given that a Public Meeting of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse located at 301 South Grand St., Monroe, LA on Wednesday, March 15, 2018 at 10:15 to adopt the millage rate for the 2018 tax year.


2017 Tax Year Open Book and Board of Review Dates

Notice To Public

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Monday, August 28. 2017 and ending Monday, September 11, 2017.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 2, 2017 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2017 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:00 P.M seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


Notice to Public

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 Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, located at 301 South Grand St., Monroe, LA on Monday, August 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.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 $1,905,722, and the amount of increase in taxes attributable to the millage increase is $10,414.


2016 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Thursday, September 1, 2016 and ending Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 3, 2016 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2016 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 26, 2016 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


2015 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2015 and ending Tuesday, September 15, 2015.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2015 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 28, 2015 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


Ouachita Parish taxing bodies will hold millage meetings as follows:

Taxing Body Meetintg Date
LA Department of Agriculture NA
Ouachita Parish Assessor 07/14/2014
GB Cooley 08/12/2014
Tenses Basin Levee District  
Ouachita Parish Sheriff 06/16/2014
East Ouachita Rec District 07/28/2014
Ouachita Parish Schools 06/24/2014
Monroe City Schools 07/22/2014
Ouachita Parish Police Jury 08/18/2014
City of Monroe 08/12/2014
City of West Monroe  
Town of Sterlington 07/08/2014
Town of Richwood  


2014 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Friday, August 29, 2014 and ending Friday, September 12, 2014.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2014 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


2013 Tax Notices

2013 Tax Notices were mailed by the Tax Collector’s office on November 22nd. Please contact the Collector at 318-329-1280 or www.opso.net for Tax Dollar Amounts, Payment Instructions or Payment Deadlines. If you have questions concerning your Assessment Values, Exemptions or Ownership Information, call our office at 318-327-1300.


2013 Tax Information and Reports Now Available

The 2013 tax information and reports are now available and may be found under the Information section of this website.


2013 Tax Year - Open Book and Board of Review Dates

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that assessment listings in and for Ouachita Parish, State of Louisiana, have been completed and the assessment books will be open for inspection in the Assessor’s Office in Monroe, Louisiana, for a period of fifteen (15) days beginning Friday, August 30, 2013 and ending Friday, September 13, 2013.

Any person desiring to know what value has been placed on his property is hereby notified to appear at the Ouachita Parish Assessor’s Office, 301 South Grand Street, Room 103, Monroe, Louisiana and examine his assessment.

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

Notice is hereby given that the Ouachita Parish Police Jury will meet as a Board of Review at 5:30 P.M., Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, Courtroom 3, located at 301 South Grand Street, Monroe, Louisiana to hear any and all protests from taxpayers on their 2013 assessments.

The Board of Review shall consider the written or oral protests of any taxpayer who has filed a written appeal (with any supporting documents) by Monday, September 30, 2013 at 5:00 P.M., seven (7) days prior to the actual Board of Review hearing date.


Public Hearing of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish -- Tuesday, August 13th

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Constitution and R.S. 47:205(B) that a public hearing of the Assessment District in Ouachita Parish will be held at its regular meeting place in Room 103 of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse, located at 300 St. John Street, Monroe, LA on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10 A.M. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward 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 $1,722,690, and the amount of tax revenues attributable to the millage increase is $9,414.

Total Revenues: $1,854,261.00
Total Expenditures: $1,776,893.37
Prior year unexpected fund balance $1,875,692.00
Excess (Deficiency) of Revenue $77,367.63
Fund balance at end of year: $1,953,059.63

2012 Tax Roll Calendar

7/16/2012 -- The calendar for the 2012 Tax Roll of Ouachita Parish has been released. It includes dates of official publications, Board of Review Hearing, Open Book Period and other important information. As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office at 318-327-1300.

  • Aug. 30, 2012 - Assessement Books open for public inspection for 15 days.
  • Sep. 13, 2012 - Ouachita Parish Assessor's Office hours 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sep. 14, 2012 - Certify all assessments to Police Jury.
  • Sep. 17, 2012 - Police Jury sits as Board of Review for 15 days
  • Sep. 24, 2012 - Deadline to file an appeal with the Police Jury. Appeal form should be filed in person or by certified mail TO THE POLICE JURY seven days prior to Board of Review Hearing. THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE CANNOT ACCEPT APPEALS.
  • Oct. 1, 2012 - Police Jury Board of Review hearing. Courtroom 3 Second Floor in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse 5:30 PM.
  • Oct. 3, 2012 - Police Jury sends appeals letters to taxpayer, LA Tax Commission and Assessor.
  • Oct. 13, 2012 - Deadline for taxpayer and Assessor appeals to LA Tax Commission.
  • Nov. 15, 2012 - Deadline for filing 2012 Ouachita Parish Tax Roll with LA Tax Commission.
  • Aug. 9, 2012, Aug. 16, 2012 - Public Inspection Ad in Ouachita Citizen, Monroe Dispatch & Free Press.
  • Aug. 11, 2012, Aug. 18, 2012 - Public Inspection Ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 13, 2012, Sep. 20, 2012 - Board of Review Ad in Ouachita Citizen & Monroe Dispatch.
  • Sep. 15, 2012, Sep. 22, 2012 - Board of Review ad in The News Star

2011 Tax Roll Calendar

07/16/2011 -- The calendar for the 2011 Tax Roll of Ouachita Parish has been released. It includes dates of official publications, Board of Review Hearing, Open Book Period and other important information. As always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office at 318-327-1300.

  • Sep. 1, 2011 - Beginning of Open Book Period. Assessment Books are open for Public Inspection for 15 days.
  • Sep. 16, 2011 - Certify all assessments to Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
  • Sep. 19, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury sits as Board of Review for 15 days
  • Sep. 26, 2011 - Deadline to file an appeal with the Ouachita Parish Police Jury. The appeal form should be filed in person or by certified mail TO THE POLICE JURY seven days prior to Board of Review Hearing. THE ASSESSOR'S OFFICE CANNOT ACCEPT APPEALS.
  • Oct. 3, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury Board of Review hearing. Courtroom 3 in the Ouachita Parish Courthouse 5:30 PM.
  • Oct. 6, 2011 - Ouachita Parish Police Jury sends appeals letters to taxpayer, LA Tax Commission and Assessor.
  • Oct. 16, 2011 - Deadline for taxpayer and Assessor appeals to LA Tax Commission.
  • Nov. 15, 2011 - Deadline for filing 2011 Ouachita Parish Tax Roll with LA Tax Commission.
  • Aug. 11, 2011, Aug. 18, 2011 - Public Inspection Ad in Ouachita Citizen, Monroe Dispatch & Free Press.
  • Aug. 16, 2011, Aug. 23, 2011 - Public Inspection Ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 13, 2011, Sep. 20, 2011 - Board of Review ad in The News Star
  • Sep. 15, 2011, Sep. 22, 2011 - Board of Review Ad in Ouachita Citizen & Monroe Dispatch.