Council votes 12-4 to hold Duval County assets tax millage charge unchanged | Jax Everyday Record | Jacksonville Each day Record

The Jacksonville City Council voted 12-4 on July 27 to keep Duval County’s assets tax millage tax charge unchanged for a different calendar year in spite of some users calling for it to be minimized.

The rate in Mayor Lenny Curry’s proposed $1.41 billion 2021-22 fiscal yr metropolis functioning budget will remain at $11.4419 for each $1,000 of taxable residence price.

The Council established the tax amount for the Beach locations at $8.1512 per $1,000 of taxable value and the city of Baldwin at $9.6312 for every $1,000 of taxable worth.

All seven of Curry’s proposed budgets considering the fact that 2015 have stored the amount flat.

Even though the millage fee is steady, residence entrepreneurs could see an maximize in their payments for the reason that of raising property values.

That brought on Council customers Rory Diamond and LeAnna Cumber to vote versus the millage fee.

Diamond mentioned that though he supports considerably of Curry’s spending plan, he would not vote for a millage amount that would see lots of house entrepreneurs paying extra.

He also stated that is why he voted versus Curry’s spending budget past 12 months.

“We’ve experienced a growth in the price of serious estate and we’re all likely to pay back additional,” Diamond reported.

Council member LeAnna Cumber claimed the increased income predicted from greater residence values coupled with a single-time federal pounds and other nearby tax raises are causes to lessen the millage. 

Jacksonville been given $171.8 million for fiscal 12 months 2021-22

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