RESOLUTION NO. 2019-582

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING A FINAL MILLAGE RATE FOR GENERAL COUNTY PURPOSES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

            WHEREAS, pursuant to the requirements of Section 200.065(2),
Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida (“Board”), on September 24, 2019, held a public hearing on the final budget and final millage rate for general County purposes; and

            WHEREAS, the Board desires to adopt a final millage rate for the
Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2019, and ending September 30, 2020, for general County purposes, NOW, THEREFORE,

 

            BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA: 

            Section 1.      The Board hereby adopts a final millage rate, exclusive of debt service, of 5.4878 for general County purposes.  This final millage rate, exclusive of debt service, constitutes a percentage increase in property taxes of
4.77 percent as compared against a rolled-back rate of 5.2379.

            Section 2.      The Board hereby adopts a final millage rate for debt service only of .1812.

            Section 3.      Accordingly, based on the above, the Board hereby adopts a final millage rate for general County purposes, including debt service, of 5.6690 for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2019, and ending September 30, 2020. 

Section 4.      This Resolution shall be filed with the Broward County Division of Records, Taxes and Treasury and a certified copy forwarded to the Broward County Property Appraiser, the Broward County Division of Records, Taxes and Treasury, and the State of Florida Department of Revenue.

            Section 5.      Severability.

            If any portion of this Resolution is determined by any court to be invalid, the invalid portion will be stricken, and such striking will not affect the validity of the remainder of this Resolution.  If any court determines that this Resolution, in whole or in part, cannot be legally applied to any individual, group, entity, property, or circumstance, such determination will not affect the applicability of this Resolution to any other individual, group, entity, property, or circumstance.

            Section 6.      Effective Date.

            This Resolution is effective upon adoption.

           

            ADOPTED this 24th day of September, 2019.

 

            Approved as to form and legal sufficiency:

            Andrew J. Meyers, County Attorney

 

 

By:  /s/  Annika E. Ashton                09/14/19

                        Annika E. Ashton                (date)

Deputy County Attorney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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