EASL Supports Proposed Ascension Rec Plan

Ascension deserves better recreation now!  On June 16th at the EASL general meeting, the EASL Board of Directors voted to support the proposed Ascension Recreational plan and the proposed funding needed to support it. EASL is asking the Ascension Parish Council to approve bringing the proposed millage to the voters in the Fall.

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Express your opinion to your council member or go to the Council Meeting on Thursday, June 19th at 6:00 pm – Ascension Parish Courthouse @ 1210 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, LA 70737.

The proposal is for a dedicated fund for recreation. It will be supported by a 5 mill property tax, costing $3.13 to $5.21 per month for the average homeowner which is about the cost of one or two gallons of gasoline.
The Plan Includes:
● Upgrades for every local park
● 4 New Splash Parks
● Jogging and Hiking Trails throughout the Parish
● New Kayak/Boat launches/Waterway Access
● Fishing Ponds and Campgrounds
● Big Park at the Donaldsonville Fairgrounds (Splash Park, Softball, Soccer, Baseball Fields. Basketball Courts)
● Ascension Recreation Complex-East Bank (Soccer, Football, Baseball, Softball Fields. Basketball, Volleyball Courts)
● Performing Arts Theatre
● Outdoor Amphitheater
● Expanded Shooting Range

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