Property Tax Increase
After the last legislative session, Gov. Rick Scott touted the fact that legislators had boosted education funding by more than a billion dollars statewide.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
Miami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.
Hollywood commissioners unanimously approved the city budget that had pitted the financially strapped city against its unions.
Newly elected Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez is trying to make good on his promise of relief from high tax bills.