Village Budget Hearing - September 8, 2015

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

BUDGET HEARING – FISCAL YEAR 2015-16

The Miami Shores Village Council held the first of two Public Hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-2016 millage rates and associated budgets on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The Meeting was held at the C. Lawton McCall Community Center and was called to order at 6:35 PM with the following members present:

PRESENT:                   Alice Burch                                          ABSENT:            Ivonne Ledesma

Steven Zelkowitz                                   (due to illness)            Jesse Walters

Herta Holly

                                                                                               

ALSO PRESENT:         Tom Benton, Village Manager

                                    Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

                                    Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

                                   

PRESENTATION OF THE PROPOSED BUDGET AND PROPOSED MILLAGE RATE (7.9000 AND 0.5289) FOR OPERATING AND DEBT SERVICE RESPECTIVELY.

A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE TENTATIVE LEVYING OF AD VALOREM TAXES FOR MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2015; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE TENTATIVE BUDGETS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the two resolutions into the record. Mayor Burch opened the floor for the public hearing.   As no one present wished to speak on either resolution, Mayor Burch closed the public hearing.   Councilwoman Holly moved to approve the resolution establishing tentative ad valorem tax levies for the Village’s funds. Vice Mayor Zelkowitz seconded the motion. Mayor Burch called for the vote which was unanimous in favor of the motion.

Vice Mayor Zelkowitz then moved to approve the resolution tentatively adopting the fiscal year 2015-2016 budgets and setting the date and time for the second of two public hearings. Councilwoman Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.    

Council Members thanked the Administration and Staff for their work on developing and presenting the budget for consideration.

ADJOURNMENT

The September 8, 2015 Budget Hearing was adjourned at 6:40 PM.

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                                                                                                Alice Burch, Mayor

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Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk