Chairman Dorsey called the meeting to order following the adjournment of the Regular commissioner meeting.
Commissioners present were Brown, Burdick, Banister and Dorsey.
Also present were
The only agenda topic was the
LOST meeting scheduled for
The status of the previous two
meetings was addressed. Each Commissioner addressed the Board on their thoughts
concerning the equitable division of the LOST revenues.
· The LOST revenues should be divided based on the tax digest.
If any agreement could not be reached by
If the arbitrator/mediator is unsuccessful, the
LOST will expire
· The BOC will seek voter approval to enact a 1% HOST.
· Revenues from the HOST would be used 100% to provide property tax relief by first raising homestead exemptions until homesteaders pay no BOC property tax. If additional revenue were available, it would be used to reduce the millage rate for all property owners.
Motion by Commissioner Banister and seconded by Commissioner Brown to adjourn the meeting. Vote 4-0.