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City Officials, Council Discuss Budget Today

The council is expected to hear more information, take public comment and give initial approval to the proposed 2012-13 budget and millage rate this evening (Sept. 4).

The Temple Terrace City Council will discuss the 2012-13 budget with city officials in a workshop at 4:30 p.m. today (Sept. 4).

Then, council members will take public comment and an initial vote on the proposed budget and the tentative millage rate at their regular meeting at 6 p.m., according to the meeting agenda.

Both gatherings will take place in the Council Chambers at .

In July, the council approved a tentative millage rate of .

The tentative rate represents a 0.28 mill increase over the .

Under the tentative rate, a homeowner whose house is worth $100,000 would pay $643 in taxes.

The council is scheduled to discuss and take public comment on the proposed 2012-13 budget and millage rate again on Sept. 18 before giving final approval.

Also during tonight’s City Council meeting, council members are scheduled to:

  • review a final site plan for Circle K Stores, 5602 E. Fowler Ave.;
  • consider a resolution to approve the ballot language for the Nov. 6 municipal election;
  • consider a resolution to approve a 35-year agreement between the City of Temple Terrace and the City of Tampa for wastewater sewer collection and treatment; and
  • consider an update to the city’s Comprehensive Plan.

The City Council workshop and meeting will both be  live on Verizon Channel 39 and Bright House Channel 950.

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