Century finally passes tax rate

Second vote taken Saturday morning leaves millage rate the same; town the approves 2023-2024 budget

On a second vote Saturday morning, the Century Town Council approved the same 0.924 millage rate for property taxes that has been in place for the past eight years. The council then approved its fiscal year budget for 2023-24.

At the Sept. 26 council meeting, the council voted 4-1 to approve the millage rate. Under Florida law, the vote had to be unanimous. Council President Dynette Lewis cast the lone no vote saying she was against any increase for the residents of Century.

The council had the option of rolling back, or lowering the millage rate, leaving what people pay in property taxes the...

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