Hospital schedules meetings to discuss upcoming millage prop.

The following is a news release from West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital.

On March 27, a proposed tax millage will be presented to the voters in Wards 4 and 7 in Calcasieu Parish and Ward 6 in Cameron Parish. The request is being made by West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) to levy a tax in the amount of 6.95 mills on all the property subject to taxation within the District (for a period of 10 years) for the purpose of maintaining, operating, supporting and improving the hospital facilities of the Hospital Service District.

In an effort to provide information to the citizens of the hospital's service area, which is comprised of Sulphur, Carlyss, Westlake, Hackberry and Vinton, as well as answer questions, several town hall meetings have been scheduled.  Dates and times for each town hall meeting are:

Monday, February 22 at 6 p.m. at Dynamic Dimensions in Sulphur
Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at Dynamic Dimensions in Sulphur

Monday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at the Hackberry Rural Health Clinic, 1020 Main Street

Thursday, February 25 at 6 p.m. at the Vinton Medical Clinic, 1611 Hampton Street

For more information on these public meetings or other items related to the proposed millage, please call (337) 528-4735.