Call to Order
1. Roll Call
I. Commencement
II. Convene Public Hearing
1. 5:01 pm Proposed millage rate
2. 5:01 pm Proposed final budget
III. Public Hearing Introduction
IV. Discussion and Comment
V. Amendment(s) of proposed tentative budget
VI. Recomputation of proposed tentative millage rate(s)
VII. Adoption of tentative millage rate, Resolution 2020-75
1. 6172 : PUBLIC HEARING: FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 TENTATIVE MILLAGE RATE AND BUDGET RESOLUTION

Resolution 2020-75 adopting a tentative millage rate for the 2020 tax year, declaring that said millage rate is less than the rolled-back rate; characterizing said percent as the percentage decrease in property taxes; providing an effective date. 

 

A public hearing will be convened pursuant to Section 129.03(3)(c) and Section 200.065(2)(c) and (e), Florida Statutes, for the purpose of receiving comments, questions, requests and/or concerns from the general public regarding the proposed millage rates.

 

Total Property Appraiser certified gross taxable value for the 2020 tax year is $2,553,000,382.

 

The TRIM Notice millage rate was 8.0000 mills allocated entirely to the General Fund, which would generate $20,424,003 in ad valorem taxes.  During the Budget Meetings, the Commissioners requested the General Fund budget be based upon 8.0000 Mills, which is tax decrease of 5.87% below the roll-back rate of 8.4991. Therefore, staff has developed the General Fund Budget based upon 8.0000 Mills, which will generate $20,424,003 ad valorem taxes for the 2021 fiscal year budget.

 

Staff is recommending the Board adopt Resolution 2020-__   adopting a tentative Millage Rate for the 2020 tax year, declaring that said millage rate is less than the rolled-back rate; characterizing said percent as the percentage decrease in property taxes; providing an effective date. 

 

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VIII. Statutory millage disclosure (s.200.065(2) (d), F.S.
IX. Adoption of tentative Budget, Resolution 2020-76
1. 6171 : TENTATIVE BUDGET RESOLUTION

Resolution 2020-76 adopting a tentative budget for FY 2020-2021; providing that a copy of said budget shall be filed in the office of the Okeechobee County Clerk of Circuit Court as a public record, providing an effective date.

 

Staff is recommending the Board adopt Resolution 2020-__  adopting a tentative budget for FY 2020-2021; providing that a copy of said budget shall be filed in the office of the Okeechobee County Clerk of Circuit Court as a public record; providing an effective date.

 

Tentative Budget totals $103,279,523,and is based upon 8.0000 mills.

 

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X. Adoption of Final Millage Rate and Final Budget Hearing Thursday September 24, 2020 at 5:01 pm
1. 6170 : SCHEDULE ADOPTION OF FINAL MILLAGE RATE AND FINAL BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING

scheduling a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:01 pm to adopt the final millage rate and final budget.

 

Staff is recommending the Board schedule a Public Hearing to adopt the final millage rate and final budget on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:01 pm.

 

 

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Motion to close Public Hearing
XI. Adjournment