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9/97(rosokonstl)w <br /> RESOLUTION NO.97-1 17 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, <br /> FLORIDA, TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION <br /> COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN <br /> SUPPORT OF AMENDING THE HOMESTEAD <br /> EXEMPTION LAW TO EXEMPT ONE-HALF OF THE <br /> ASSESSED VALUE OF PROPERTY UP TO$50,000. <br /> WHEREAS,the Constitutional Revision Commission has invited comments from <br /> local governments and the public about ways to improve the Florida Constitution;and <br /> WHEREAS, Indian River County feels it would be fairer to all taxpayers and give <br /> them more of an interest in the taxing policies of the County if the current $25,000 <br /> Homestead Exemption Law were amended to exempt one-half of the assessed value of <br /> property up to$50,000; and <br /> WHEREAS, Indian River County feels that this constitutional revision would <br /> make the burden of paying property taxes more equitable for its citizens and taxpayers; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br /> COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board urges the <br /> Constitutional Revision Commission to recommend that the state constitution be <br /> amended to change the Homestead Exemption provision. <br /> The resolution was moved for adoption by Commissioner Tippin, and the motion <br /> was seconded by Commissioner Ginn, and, upon being put to a vote, the vote was as <br /> follows: <br /> Chairman Carolyn K. Eggert Aye <br /> Vice Chairman John W. Tippin Aye <br /> Commissioner Kenneth R.Macht Absent <br /> Commissioner Caroline D.Ginn Aye <br /> Commissioner Fran B.Adams Aye <br /> The Chairman thereupon declared the resolution duly passed and adopted this <br /> 7th day of October, 1997. <br /> BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> Attest: <br /> INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA <br /> , <br /> ` _ BY <br /> ­�! olyn K. E rt <br /> J _ <br /> a,on, rk C Chairm <br /> APP ROT D AQ ZO F n! M <br /> Charles P. V;lur,o^ <br /> County Allomey <br />