- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - A 6-mill property tax proposed by the city of Alexandria to pay for operations at the city zoo and for recreation programs will be discussed during a public meeting on Thursday at Alexandria Senior High School.

If city voters pass the tax proposal on May 3, The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/1i1SIlg) the revenue generated by it will be split between the Alexandria Zoological Park and various cultural, parks and recreation programming, operations and staffing.

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Information from: Alexandria Daily Town Talk, http://www.thetowntalk.com