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Oldsmar City Council resolution opposes Amendment 4

Oldsmar City Council resolution opposes Amendment 4

Oldsmar, Florida -- One of the amendments on the Florida ballot is getting a vocal "No" vote from Oldsmar City Council.

Amendment 4 aims to reform parts of the state's property tax system, and would impact groups like first-time home buyers and commercial property. It was put on the ballot by the Legislature, and City Council members approved a resolution opposing its passage, calling it a measure that could further contribute to "the unequal treatment of Florida's taxpayers."

Haven't voted yet? Over-the-counter ballots may help avoid long lines

Haven't voted yet? Over-the-counter ballots may help avoid long lines

TAMPA BAY, Florida -- Early voting days are done for this election, but some counties are finding a way to still let people vote in a very similar way.

Elections officials in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties are opening up their doors, offering over-the-counter vote by mail ballots.

"It's not early voting, but it is voting early," says Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Earl Lennard.

Vacancies announced for Seminole Recreation District

Vacancies announced for Seminole Recreation District

Seminole, Florida -- Résumés are now being accepted for three appointments to the Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District.

The Greater Seminole Area Special Recreation District is a seven-commissioner district responsible for the administration of the recreational land and facilities included in the district. Five members are appointed by the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners and two by the Seminole City Council.

Final night out with the mayor tonight

Final night out with the mayor tonight

St. Petersburg, Florida -- You have one final opportunity this year to share thoughts with Mayor Bill Foster and city administrators at Mayor's Night Out.

The final one will be held at Gladden Park Center this Thursday, Nov. 1. The mayor and city department heads will be available to speak with you one-on-one starting at 6 p.m.

Meanwhile, there are two more opportunities to speak with Mayor Foster about issues or concerns during Breakfast With the Mayor which begins at 7 a.m.

Two referendum questions before Clearwater voters Nov. 6

Two referendum questions before Clearwater voters Nov. 6

Clearwater, Florida -- As part of the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, Clearwater voters will be asked to decide on two referendum items:

- Modifications to the City's Employee Pension Plan

- Proposed Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Program

Referendum fact sheets for each ballot question are available online at www.myclearwater.com/referendum. Each fact sheet includes what a yes/no vote means, the purpose of the item, and its proposed changes.

What you need to know about switching to the sheriff

What you need to know about switching to the sheriff

 

October 31 is deadline to request mail ballot

October 31 is deadline to request mail ballot

 

Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark announces that 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 is the deadline to request that a ballot be mailed for the November 6 General Election.

After that deadline, voters may still pick up ballots at any Supervisor of Elections office and vote in the office or return their voted ballots by mail or in person. All ballots must be received in any Supervisor of Elections Office or any of the 14 ballot dropoff locations by 7 p.m. Election Day. Mail ballots cannot be accepted at a polling place.