The Charlotte County School Board unanimously approved a $326 million budget for the upcoming school year this week. The budget is $24.2 million more than last school year. The district estimated they will spend... Read More.
The Venice City Council Monday night unanimously approved the first reading of the 2019-20 property tax rate. Members of the council also focused their ire on Mike Rafferty, the coordinator of Venice Tax Watch,... Read More.
Some major changes in next year’s budget for the city of Venice include changes involved with the city taking over EMS services, in addition to the financing of the construction of a new fire... Read More.
The Manatee County School Boardis giving the green light to increase the audit budget from $49,000 to $75,000 to review Palmetto-based Lincoln Memorial Academy. This audit helped lead to the termination of... Read More.
Florida legislative negotiators struck a deal Tuesday night on a multibillion-dollar state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, including a significant increase in spending on public schools. The House and Senate... Read More.