For Immediate Release:
March 16, 2022
Special election slated for Greater Belhaven residents
(Jackson, Miss.) – All registered voters residing in the proposed Greater Belhaven Community Improvement District will have the opportunity to vote on the creation of a Special Local Improvement Assessment District during an upcoming special election on April 5. Residents will decide on an additional property tax assessment of 6 mils to be used for neighborhood improvements in the district.
Shall residents within the Greater Belhaven Community Improvement District establish a Special Local Improvement Assessment District through an additional property tax assessment of 6 mils?
The last day to vote by absentee ballot is Saturday, April 2 at noon. To accommodate the absentee voting process, the Department of Municipal Court will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 26 and Saturday, April 2.
All registered voters residing in the proposed Greater Belhaven Community Improvement District (Belhaven and Belhaven Heights) will be eligible to vote in this special election. In addition, residents residing at 2-10 Park Avenue and 1501-1543 North State Street will be eligible to vote. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Participating polling places are listed below:
- Precinct 1 – Eudora Welty Library, 300 N. State St.
- Precinct 8 – Fire Station #5, 1810 N. State St.
- Precinct 9 – Belhaven College Library, 1500 Peachtree St.