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Council Approves Brevard Budget, Tax Increase


June 21, 2018

Brevard City Council unanimously voted Monday to approve a $22.2 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year, including a 1.5-cent property tax increase to help pay for the new Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and increases in water and sewer rates.

Councilman Charlie Landreth made a motion to approve the budget as presented but shared concerns with Councilman Gary Daniel and Councilwoman Maureen Copelof over whether to allow for a full-time fire chief for the Brevard Fire Department (BFD), or just increase staff.

The fire department’s budget is set at $728,863 and calls for manned day ser...

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