City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

In a public hearing that started at approximately 6:30 pm and lasted past 10:30 pm, 50 speakers let their voice be heard on Wednesday night at City Hall. After patiently listening to all who asked to speak, the Tallahassee City Commission voted 4-1 to approve a tentative 13% increase in the city’s property tax increase. […]

BREAKING NEWS: NO PROPERTY TAX, BUT GAS TAX WILL FUND STAR METRO

BREAKING NEWS: NO PROPERTY TAX, BUT GAS TAX WILL FUND STAR METRO

The City Commission has just voted not to raise the City’s property tax. In a motion moved by Commissioner Gil Ziffer, the Commission voted 5-0 to keep the property tax at the current rate of 3.70 mills. However, the City will receive an additional $2 million in revenue from the 5 cents increase in the […]

Marks, Lindley Offer Strong Support to PAC

A lot happened at the CRA Board meeting today. The CRA Board voted to spend almost $200,000 on leasing parking spaces near the Gaines Street corridor and a consultant that will offer a strategic assessment of downtown Tallahassee. The CRA staff said that the parking places would help “support retail development” in the area. Mayor […]