Voters in the town of Jean Lafitte voted to renew a property tax of 16.65 mills for a period of 10 years to pay for improved fire protection. 

With all 4 precincts reporting, the vote was 77 percent in favor and 23 percent opposed.

The measure is expected to raise nearly $700,000 per year, and can be used to build, maintain and improve fire protection facilities in Jefferson Parish Fire District No. 4.