Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez won’t veto a higher property-tax rate ceiling for libraries set by county commissioners.
Mike Hernández, Gimenez’s spokesman, said Friday that the mayor decided to let the commission’s 8-5 vote from last week stand, even though that means the county’s overall tax rate could go up against Gimenez’s wishes.
“He will continue to insist that Miami-Dade County government — and our library system — operate as efficiently as possible,” Hernández said.
Commissioners will vote on the final tax rates and budget after two public hearings in September
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