MONROE COUNTY ADOPTS FISCAL YEAR 2023 MILLAGE RATE AND RECOMMENDED BUDGET AT FINAL HEARING; HAS LOWEST MILLAGE RATE IN FLORIDA
The Monroe County Board of County Commissioners met last night to adopt the proposed $519.7 million Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget. The budget includes the Board of County Commissioners, the constitutional officers, like the Sheriff's Office, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections, and Clerk of Court, and other appropriations for the Tourist Development Council, capital projects, and reserves. Monroe County has the lowest millage rate in Florida and has continued this trend for many years.
FY23 budget highlights:
The Monroe County Office of Budget and Finance provides coordination and development of the budget that will go into effect Oct. 1, 2022. The award-winning office continues to work with inflation issues, Hurricane Irma, and COVID-19 impacts while providing for the department's daily operations, program enhancements, capital projects, and infrastructure improvements.
For more information about the budget and budgeting process, visit www.monroecounty-fl.gov/budgetandfinance.
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