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Shawn Foster of Sunrise Consulting addressed the Brooksville City Council on the laws that were recently passed.

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The Florida Legislature 2021-2022 final budget is $101.5 billion.

  • Community substance abuse and mental health services: $1.051 billion
  • Homeless programs challenge grants: $3.2 million
  • Resilient Florida trust fund and program: $500 million
  • Septic-to-sewer/stormwater improvements: $626 million
  • State housing initiatives partnership (SHIP): $146.7 million 
  • Florida job growth grant fund: $74 million 
  • Emergency rental assistance program: $1.5 billion

Four of our projects were able to be proposed to the Governor and three of them passed. 

Appropriations Request that were passed: total approved by the governor is $912,000

  • Brooksville sewer rehab phase IV, supported by the reps of Ingoglia and Senator Hooper – $360,000
  • Brooksville stormwater quality improvement, supported by the reps of Ingoglia and Senator Hooper – $387,000
  • Brooksville Lamar water drinking plant, supported by the Reps of Ingoglia and Senator Hooper – $175,000 

Passed: 

  • SB 2006: Emergency Management
  • SB 50: Taxation (Gruters) 
  • HB 403 Home-based businesses / SB 266 Neutral
  • The bill provides that local governments may not enact or enforce any ordinance, regulation, or policy, or take any action to license or otherwise regulate a home-based business in a manner that is different from other businesses in a local government’s jurisdiction.
  • HB 35 Legal notices
  • HB337 Impact fees 
  • HB 421 Governmental actions affecting private property rights 
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-The bill modifies the Bert Harris Act.

  • HB 1059 Construction permits 
  • SB 64 Reclaimed water 
  • SB 2514 Resilient Florida trust fund
  • HB 667 Building inspections

Revenue Estimates: 

General Revenue collections have been in positive territory against the lowered expectations of the post-pandemic environment for eight consecutive months. Marking the ninth month, April also gained to estimate, but at this time coming in $797.2 million (23.5 percent) over the new estimates adopted by the General Revenue Estimating Conference on April 5, 2021. 

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