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While Measure Z clearly removes a tax, the issue is indeed far from simple. But first, the easier part to understand: Currently residents and businesses alike subsidize the employee portion of our public employee pensions though an assessment included...
The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to cap the property tax the city collects to pay for public safety employees' retirement benefits. The council voted 4-2 in favor of capping the tax at a penny and a half on every $100 of assessed property...
Tags: Politics, Employees, Voting, Elections, Career and Workplace
Some members of the current City Council want to eliminate some minuscule tax that partially funds the police ("Tax for pensions on ballot," July 5). Well, guess what! The Police Department is not owned by the HB City Council; it owned by me and the other...
A Sacramento County Superior Court judge Wednesday afternoon refused to side with a group of California cities in their battle with the state over hundreds of millions of property tax dollars that used to flow to local redevelopment agencies. Judge...
Huntington Beach officials expressed shock and uncertainty for the city's development future following the state Supreme Court's ruling Thursday that abolished redevelopment agencies. Mayor Don Hansen said the ruling poses an even bigger risk for the...
Tags: Budgets and Budgeting
The county approved a resolution Tuesday transferring about $550,000 in taxes to Huntington Beach in preparation of annexation, officials said. The county passed a property tax exchange with Huntington Beach that gives the city the majority of the 1%...
Tags: Politics, Property, Huntington Beach, State Budgets, Real Estate
Huntington Beach has decided to levy a utility tax on the residents of Sunset Beach when they are annexed, an action previously thought to be unconstitutional without giving them a vote. Taking a second look at the laws, the city has determined it must...
The Orland Fire Protection District board is asking for about $200,000 more in property taxes next year than came in during 2012, with the promise that, if possible, it will abate the difference. Trustees approved a property tax levy of $27.3 million at...
Frankfort homeowners will see a bit of good news on their spring tax bills. "There's a line on their property tax bills that says Village of Frankfort, and that will go down for anyone whose property value goes down or stays the same. Virtually every...
The average homeowner in Naperville Unit District 203 will see an increase in the district's portion of their property tax bills next year. However, the final amount of the increase could depend on whether state lawmakers shift teacher pension costs...
Park Ridge property owners could see an increase in the portion of their property tax bills dedicated to the city and its library — but not as steep as originally projected after city officials trimmed almost $1.5 million from the proposed tax hike....
As part of her push to increase Baltimore's population, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to introduce legislation to the City Council next week that will provide generous tax breaks to builders of apartment buildings downtown and in six other...
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