Commissioners Agree on How to Split Gas Tax
Commissioners say the gas tax would go specifically to re-surfacing and re-construction of roads.
The gas tax would not be used for basic maintenance like preparing pot holes, building new roads or adding lanes.
"Clearly people who drive on the roads should help to maintain the roads," Commissioner Paula Delaney said.
Delaney also said the people with heavier vehicles and who drive more should pay more, because they create more wear and tear.
Commissioners say they still have a lot of work to do before they make a final decision, including a public hearing in June where citizens can voice their concerns.
- Alachua County Commissioners Approve Gas Tax Increase
- How to Avoid Overspending With Rising Gas Prices
- County Commissioners Discuss Half Cent Sales Tax Increase
- Alachua County Commissioners voted to raise taxes. But will residents actually pay less?
- Commissioner Puts Tax Bills on the Big Screen
- Gas Prices Going Up Thanks to County Tax
- Cities Will Receive Less Money From Gas Taxes
- City, Police Agree on Contract
- High Springs and County Officials Agree To Some Terms
- An Alachua County Budget Decision That Everyone Seems to Agree On...