Final Budget Public Hearing Meeting

Audio and Decision

September 25, 2015

5:01 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER  5:01 PM                                                                                                            

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Additions, Deletions or Changes to the Agenda

PUBLIC HEARING  5:01 PM                                                                                  

1.     Millage Rate Increase Discussion

F.S. 200.065(2)(e)1 requires that the first substantive issue to be discussed must be the percentage increase in millage over the rolled-back rate necessary to fund the budget and specific purposes for which the ad valorem tax revenues are being increased.


a. Presentation by Town Manager regarding purposes of millage increase

b. General Public Comment regarding the proposed increase.


2.     Public announcement: per F.S. 200.065(2)(d) & (e), the following announcement must be made:  5:24 PM 

“The Town of Sewall’s Point, Florida’s rolled back rate is 2.54. The percentage increase in property taxes for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 is 0.33% and the Town’s millage rate to be adopted is 2.87 mills.”

3.     Resolution No. 819 adopting the final FY 2015/2016 millage rate.   5:24 PM


Motion: To approve Resolution No. 819 adopting the final FY 2015-2016 millage rate. Action: Approve, Moved by Commissioner James W. Campo, Seconded by Vice Mayor Dan Morris. Motion passed unanimously.


4.     Resolution No. 820 adopting the final FY 2015/2016 operating budget.   5:24 PM


Motion: To approve Resolution No. 820 adopting the final FY 2015-2016 operating budget. Action: Approve, Moved by Vice Mayor Dan Morris, Seconded by Commissioner James W. Campo. Motion passed unanimously.

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS  5:25 PM                                 

Please submit a comment card to the Town Clerk and limit your comments to three (3) minutes.


COMMISSIONERS OR STAFF COMMENTS   5:28 PM                                                        


ADJOURN   5:34 PM                                                                                                                      





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