SANTA ROSA CO., Fla. (WALA) - Officials in Santa Rosa County are considering a property tax hike to provide employees with a raise.
The county administrator is proposing raising the property tax $18 per $100,000 of the taxable value of a home.
Officials said that would provide employees with a three percent raise. The county uses revenue from porperty taxes to pay for employee salaries.
According to the county, it has been six years since employees saw a bump in pay.
A public hearing on the hike will be held Monday, September 16 at 6 p.m. at the administration building on Caroline Street in Milton.
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