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  • Palm Beach County Commission gets warning about debt load

     
    Palm Beach County government???s past debts equate to about $1,620 for each resident, according to the county clerk???s annual financial report released Tuesday. Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock highlighted the county???s $2.1 billion in debt in her...
  • Seminole schools’ tax base down

     
    The property tax  base for Seminole County public schools will be down again this year, Property Appraiser David Johnson has informed the School Board. The value of homes, commercial property and other taxable real estate in the county has dropped another...
  • East Penn's proposed final budget available for review

     
    The East Penn School District, which recently approved a $120 million proposed final 2011-12 budget, has posted that spending plan on the district's Web site for the public to review. Click here to check it out. The budget also available at the district's...
  • Blowback: Debunking the Prop. 13 debunkers

     
    The only “myths” to debunk about Proposition 13 are those promoted by the tax-and-spend lobby and public employee unions, which would like you to believe that the states' landmark 1978 initiative to limit property tax increases has “...
  • Palm Beach County budget cuts target sheriff, parks programs

     
    Palm Beach County's budget cuts proposed Monday target the sheriff's office as well as popular parks programs. Now the County Commission will have to decide whether to follow through with deeper cuts to public safety spending as well as cutting......
  • Palm Beach County budget fight kicks off at Monday meeting

     
    Palm Beach County???s looming budget fight gets its first public airing Monday night, when the County Commission holds a rare evening meeting to discuss potential cuts. Past county spending combined with the decline in property tax revenues during the...
  • Palm Beach County budget meeting fails to solve shortfall

     
    Monday night???s kick-off to Palm Beach County???s summer-long budget fight failed to produce any solutions to the looming $45 million shortfall. County commissioners at their first budget public hearing balked at some of the proposed cuts, such as laying...
  • Scott signs bill to save average Central Florida homeowner $16.22 next year

     
    Gov. Rick Scott went to West Palm Beach today to sign a bill reducing property taxes levied by four of the state's five water management districts. Total savings to property owners, he said, would be $210.5 million. But the average Central Florida...
  • Palm Beach County considers restoring disputed budget cuts

     
    Public backlash prompted Palm Beach County officials this week to propose restoring suggested spending cuts on everything from parks to public safety programs. According to an updated budget plan released Tuesday, bus riders, nature centers and rape...
  • Palm Beach County employee perks questioned

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners need to cut some of their employee perks to ease the looming budget crunch, according to county Clerk & Comptroller Sharon Bock. County commissioners are considering raising property tax rates for the third year in a......
  • Boca Raton may increase property taxes, fire fee

     
    Boca Raton City Manager Leif Ahnell on Tuesday proposed preliminary increases in the city's property tax rate and fire services fee for the 2011-12 fiscal year. Under the proposed $3.15 property tax rate ??? up from $3.02 ??? the owner......