CEPD approves final budget and millage rate
The Captiva Erosion Prevention District’s commission approved an operating millage rate greater than the rolled back rate during its final budget hearing on Sept. 21.
The board unanimously approved its 2020-21 operating millage rate of 0.4395, which is greater than the rolled back rate of 0.4258 mills by 3.22 percent.
The appropriations and revenue estimate of $622,959 for the budget for fiscal year 2020-21 was also unanimously approved by the commissioners.
During comments, Chairman Michael Mullins reminded his fellow commissioners that if they want to serve the CEPD as a chairman to please share before the December organizational meeting, as he has expressed his desire to not continue as the chairman anymore.