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City Tax Increase On The Table


May 24, 2018

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year calls for a 1.5 cents property tax increase to help, among other things, pay for a new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center.

Fatland presented his $22.2 million budget Monday during city council’s regular meeting. Council is scheduled to approve any final budget before the new fiscal year begins on July 1.

If approved, the city’s tax rate would go from $.495 cents per $100 valuation to $.51 cents. One cent of the tax increase is dedicated to the new center.

Fatland said the center will cost about $800,000 and w...

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