Category: City hall

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Non-Binding Referendum is a Sneaky Tax

The real Down Lowe on the FPL Franchise Fee (tax) and the Non-Binding Referendum – what I told Palm Coast City Council: it’s not right.

City Council’s BINDING Referendum on FPL Franchise Fee

After a 6+ hour Palm Coast City Council Meeting, the City Council changed its mind to place an FPL Franchise Fee (Tax) on a Non-Binding Referendum. Instead they will put it on a BINDING referendum where Palm Coast, FL residents can decide to raise their already too high electric bill via an FPL Franchise Fee.…
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A PLAN for Palm Coast

My thoughts…. Reducing taxes while maintaining public services is a challenging balance for city governments. Here are several strategies that can help before raising taxes or sneaky back door franchise fees. 1. **Economic Development**: – **Attract Businesses**: Encourage businesses to set up in the city by offering incentives, which can increase the tax base and…
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Lowering Speed Limits

Once again, I told ya so… The city is considering traffic calming. The most likely is speed humps. Two years ago at a city council meeting discussing traffic calming, I proposed speed humps like those in Town Center. I was ridiculed by a former councilman for suggesting it. Now, after spending thousands on traffic studies…
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