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a„t t 3/8/89.1(LEGAL)Re <br />so1(Vk) <br />ti k <br />5 RESOLUTION NO. 89- 29 <br />A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, <br />BY ITS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, TO THE <br />GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF <br />FLORIDAIN OPPOSITION TO REQUIRED USE OF <br />t OPTIONAL ONE-CENT SALES TAX REVENUE FOR SCHOOL <br />BOARD USE. <br />r <br />WHEREAS, In the past the Legislature has consistently <br />mandated that counties and cities perform certain critical <br />governmental services and functions and has not provided the <br />means to pay for these services and functions; and <br />WHEREAS, in response to local government complaints <br />about inadequate funding, the Legislature has enacted <br />4212.055, Florida Statutes, allowing for an optional <br />one-cent sales tax to be used for infrastructure funding <br />only, provided that the tax Is approved by a referendum; and <br />WHEREAS, Senator Johnson has proposed that 25% of <br />this sales tax revenue be given to school boards to be used <br />for their own purposes; and <br />WHEREAS, without belittling the needs of the school <br />boards, it is apparent that cities and counties need the <br />entire one cent of the optional sales tax to begin to fund <br />their critical infrastructure needs, <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF <br />COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that <br />Indian River County is opposed to any bill changing the use <br />of the revenue of the optional one-cent sales tax and <br />respectfully requests the Governor and Legislature of the <br />State of Florida to oppose this bill. <br />The resolution was moved for adoption by <br />Commissioner __Eggert and the motion was seconded by <br />Commissioner Bowman <br />—_—--- —, and, upon being put to a <br />vote, the vote was as follows: <br />Chairman Gary C. Wheeler <br />Vice -Chairman Carolyn K.Eggert Aye <br />Commissioner Richard N. Bird Ae <br />Commissioner Don C. Scurlock, Jr. Aye <br />Commissioner Margaret C. Bowman Aye <br />