Broward County Approves Proposed FY2020 Budget


Broward County Commissioners gave final approval to the proposed FY2020 budget. The total budget is $5.8 billion and goes into effect October 1, 2019. Though the tax rate remains unchanged, some property owners may see an increase as property values in Broward increased. FY20 budget provides additional resources for affordable housing, homelessness and human services programs, increased public safety resources and training, additional support for emergency operations and recovery from hurricanes, youth and apprenticeship programs, animal care and adoption, expanded programs to assist the elderly, Broward County’s parks programs and additional funds to support cultural programs and library assets.