Florida Keys News
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
City taxes could rise 9 percent
Adding EMS service, pay adjustments for lowest-paid workers adds up

The city of Key West is now considering a 9 percent property tax increase, or $288 per $100,000 of assessed valuation, for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1, having already set the tentative millage rate to generate an extra $13 a month from each taxpayer.

City commissioners can always lower the millage but cannot raise it any higher than $13 a month.

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