Hillsborough Sets Hearing on Proposed Sales Tax Increase
The proposed half-cent increase would be used for transportation projects.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – The county commission has scheduled a meeting tonight (June 9) to consider authorizing a voter referendum in November for a ½ percent transportation sales surtax.
When: 6 p.m. today (June 9)
Who: Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners
What: public hearing for proposed transportation sales surtax ordinance
Where: County Center, 2nd floor boardroom, 601 E Kennedy Blvd., downtown Tampa
Public comment will be taken by the commission at the hearing. Speakers will be provided between two and three minutes for remarks, with a final determination on the allotted speaking time determined by commissioners at the beginning of the hearing.
Community members can watch the public hearing live online beginning at 6 p.m. PC users should only use Internet Explorer to view the hearing online, and may need to enable compatibility view. Mac users can use Safari to view the hearing online, and will need to run the user agent for Internet Explorer.
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