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File #: 19-1336A    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/31/2019 Department: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 9/12/2019 Final action: 9/12/2019
Title: Resolutions adopting tentative millage rates and budgets for Fiscal Year 2020 (first public hearing).
Attachments: 1. Adopted RES 19-67 - Tentative Millage Rates - Countywide, 2. Adopted RES 19-68 - Tentative Budgets - Countywide, 3. Adopted RES 19-69 - Tentative MSTU Millage Rates, 4. Adopted RES 19-70 - Tentative MSTU Budgets, 5. Resolution Tentative Millage Coutywide PH1_FY20, 6. TRIM Notice - Telepone Inquiries Log Sheet, 7. SummaryOfChangesToFY20Proposed_08.29.19, 8. FY20_Tentative_Budget_09.12.19, 9. FINAL_FY20 First Public Hearing Script unanimous vote 9.9.19_MasterScript, 10. ADA-Schedule A - List of Millages Handout_PH1, 11. Resolution Tentative Budgets MSTU_Special Districts_PH1_FY20, 12. Resolution Tentative Millages MSTU_Special Districts_PH1_FY20, 13. Resolution Tentative Budgets Countywide PH1_FY20
Related files: 19-1337A



Resolutions adopting tentative millage rates and budgets for Fiscal Year 2020 (first public hearing).



Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Following a public hearing, adopt resolutions approving the tentative millage rates and budgets for Fiscal Year 2020.



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The order of business and content of this first public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Budget are mandated by Florida Statutes, specifically Florida Statutes (F.S.) Section 200.065.  At this hearing, the Board of County Commissioners (Board) is asked to adopt resolutions that approve tentative millage rates and budgets for the various entities for which the Board is the taxing authority.

Adoption of the attached resolutions provides the FY20 Proposed millage rates within the statutory requirements.  Final approval of the millage rates and budgets will occur at the final public hearing on September 24, 2019, which must be noticed by prescribed advertisements in a newspaper of general circulation in the community.


Background Information:

On July 23, 2019, the County Administrator delivered the FY20 Proposed (Tentative) Budget to the Board.  The proposed ad valorem millage rates were then certified to the Property Appraiser on August 2, 2019 for inclusion in the Truth in Millage (TRIM) Notices.  The TRIM notice sets the tentative millage rates, which are the maximum millage rates.  These notices, which were mailed to all county property taxpayers on August 20, 2019, also contained the notice of the time and place of this public hearing.
Subsequent to the presentation of the FY20 Proposed budgets by the County Budget Officer in accordance with F.S. Section 129.03, revisions were made to the tentative budgets to reflect decisions by the Board, updated information, and technical corrections.  A summary of these revisions was distributed to the Board along with revised tentative budget pages.  The Summary of Changes to the FY20 Proposed Budget is attached and the changes have been incorporated in the tentative budget resolutions.


Fiscal Impact:

Tentative approval of the FY20 millage rates and budgets for Countywide, Municipal Services Taxing Units, and other taxing districts is required to comply with Florida Statutes.


Staff Member Responsible:

Bill Berger, Director, Office of Management and Budget






Summary of Changes to FY20 Proposed Budget
Resolutions Adopting FY20 Tentative Millages and Budgets