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The Palm Beach County Commissioners and School Board are proposing to add one percent to the existing six percent sales tax, thus raising it to seven percent. The revenue generated would be shared with 50 percent going to the school capital budget, 30 percent going to the county capital budget, and 20 percent going to the municipal budgets.
These funds would address needed equipment, building and road maintenance repairs and replacements that were deferred during the recession. This tax would remain in place for ten years.
Planned spending by Palm Beach County is listed on the Palm Beach County web site, Plans for the School Board will also be on that web site and may include some new school buildings 1 high school, 3 elementary schools if need exists.
There will be citizen expenditure oversight committees at the county, school and municipal levels. Further delays will increase the funds needed in the future. Many cities do not have the option of raising funds through the usual millage rate because they are at a capped ceiling.
Tourists and non-residents also pay sales taxes. The county could have asked the voters to issue bonds for the needed expenses. This would have increased the property taxes.
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Should President Obama's nominee get a Senate hearing, or do you favor leaving that selection to the next President? President Obama s nominee should absolutely get a fair hearing and a vote in the Senate. The President has a constitutional obligation to nominate Supreme Court justices and he has selected a well-qualified nominee in Judge Merrick Garland.
Senate, I will fight this absurd obstruction.
An estimatedpeople died from gun violence between and On June 12 another 49 people died in a mass shooting in Orlando. Dozens more were wounded. Do you support or oppose a federal ban on assault weapons, and do you support or oppose limits on firearms purchases by someone who is or has been under suspicion of terrorist activities?
Along with most Floridians, I support background checks for online, gun show, and private gun purchases. I am strongly in favor of closing the terrorist gun loophole and preventing suspected terrorists from purchasing guns.
I also do not believe that civilians need access to military-style assault weapons. After the tragic shooting in Orlando, Floridians are crying out for members of Congress to come together on these types of reasonable solutions to prevent this violence.
This goes to the fundamental responsibility of elected officials to keep their constituents safe and this will be a top priority for me in the U.
Would you support or oppose the Affordable Healthcare Act as currently written?There is one question placed on the ballot by the Palm Beach County Commission and School Board. One-Cent Sales Tax BALLOT SUMMARY: PALM BEACH COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOLS, CITIES, AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE.
Dodoma, Tanzania. Miami, United States. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office proposes a nearly $25 million spending increase in a new half-billion-dollar budget plan released Friday. Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin Dear Friends, I want to take this opportunity to welcome the citizens of Palm Beach County and other visitors to The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office official website.
As a follow-up to Tuesday’s post about the majority-minority public schools in Oslo, the following brief account reports the latest statistics on the cultural enrichment of schools in Austria. Vienna is the most fully enriched location, and seems to be in roughly the same situation as Oslo.
Many thanks to Hermes for the translation from webkandii.com