Editorial
Monday, October 29, 2012
Bug board spending warrants scrutiny

At its final budget hearing, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board voted to raise taxes for 2013 by 6.9 percent -- a cost for property owners of $51.00 per $100,000 of assessed property value. It will generate $9.6 million for the district. While slightly less than the district's original proposal, taxpayers should be aware of how these funds are being spent. Another tax increase should not b...

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