Nonprofit pitches tax raise to help Orange County children at commission meeting

April 24, 2018 0 Comments

ORLANDO, Fla. — A nonprofit organization wants the voters in Orange County to decide if they want to raise taxes for an organization of leaders whose main focus would be on helping the county’s children.

  • Children’s Trust trying to get taxes raised to better help children
  • UCF professors say Orange Co. kids need significantly more help
  • County commissioners to review UCF study

One after the other Tuesday morning, advocates as well as members of the community spoke out in support of creating the Children’s Services Council to be put on the ballot connected to a property tax increase.

The money from the increase would surmount to about $100 to $200 per average homeowner.

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