Jay eyes increases

The Jay Town Council discussed several rate increases, including the proposed millage rate and council members salaries, at its Tuesday, Sept. 4 meeting.

Jay area residents recently received TRIM notices in the mail and they include a requested increased fire assessment for county residences, businesses and vacant land located within several fire districts, including Jay and Munson.

The millage rate in Jay currently is 2 percent. The proposed increase would increase the rate to 2.5 percent. According to the Santa Rosa County website, the Truth In Millage (TRIM) law was designed to inform prope...