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The Jay Town Council approved Tuesday night to keep the millage rate of 2.5 mills, which is a negative 9.6 percent rollback from last year.

Taxing is based on Santa Rosa County's assessment of properties within the town of Jay that are valued at $48,138,187.

The town will receive $133,064 in revenue. In the past year, the town has received $110,742, although $104,144 was projected.

Mayor Shon Owens made a motion that was seconded by Councilman Wayne Godwin to keep the 2.5 percent millage rate. The motion carried unanimously.

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