Posted On July 12, 2016
Watch NEBA President Barney Bishop and Florida TaxWatch President Dominic Calabro's Press Conference
Here's video of NEBA President Barney Bishop and Florida TaxWatch President Dominic Calabro's press conference, where poll results were released that shows widespread support of property tax cuts.
The poll found that:
- 61 percent prefer a reduction in property taxes rather than a reduction in business license fees.
- 67 percent say city employees deserve a 2 percent pay raise.
- 57 percent support splitting $5 million in “identified surplus” between property tax relief and infrastructure spending.
The city’s poll found that 38 percent of city residents say police and public safety are the most important areas in which the city should spend more money. Roadway maintenance was identified as the second most important area where the city should spend more money.