The Meeting I Attended Was The City Of St. Augustine 's Special Meeting

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1. The meeting I attended was the city of St. Augustine’s special meeting to establish the city’s fiscal budget and millage rate for the year. It took place on September 22nd, at 5:05pm. The city of St. Augustine holds its city commission meetings every second and fourth Monday of the month at Alcazar Room in City Hall, which is located at 75 King Street, St. Augustine, FL. This meeting’s purpose was to establish the millage rate for the city and how to allocate those funds into a set budget for the upcoming year. The new millage rate of 7.500 mills was approved for the fiscal year of 2016-2017, which is an increase of 5.47% from last year, in addition to a new budget for the upcoming year. 2. All of the city commissioners were present for the meeting, they include: Todd Neville, Nancy Sikes-Kline, Leanna Freeman, Mayor, Nancy Shaver, and Vice Mayor, Roxanne Horvath. At the meeting just about every type of group was represented, city residents of St. Augustine, business owners, special interested groups, in particular the Clean Up the City of St. Augustine initiative represented by Ed Salvin, and even a local Neighborhood Association represented by its president Susan Rathbone was present. Almost all of the individuals I mentioned attended the meeting to voice their belief that there should be an increase in the budget for improvement of local roads. 3. The meeting I attended did offer an agenda but did not name a chairperson. When the call to order was issued, there was

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