A Year End Message from MCTA

As we come to the end of a most difficult 2020, it is time to examine what the next year may bring to the Martin County Taxpayer. Our real estate taxes won’t change in this budget year. Many of us have already paid those taxes to receive the discount that is offered....

Martin County Waste Collection Contract

The BOCC will consider contracts for County waste collection at its September 15th meeting. The agenda item is set to be heard at 1:15 pm. The contract will have a term of eight years. The difference in the new rates between the current vendor, Waste Management, and...
Martin County School Board Covid Update

Martin County School Board Covid Update

At the August 2020 Martin County Taxpayers’ board meeting, our guests were School Board Chair Marcia Powers and District CFO Carter Morrison. We asked the District to explain to us the impact of COVID-19 on their budget. Our board was given a thorough presentation....
Has Something Gone Awry with the Golf Course Refurbishment?

Has Something Gone Awry with the Golf Course Refurbishment?

On January 8th of 2019, Mr. Kevin Abbate, Director of Parks and Recreation presented a 15 point plan to the BOCC to redo the Martin County Golf Course. The main tenets of the plan included the following key points: Reduce the course from 36 to 27 holes by re-designing...
MCTA asks the BDB about the tax exemption referendum

MCTA asks the BDB about the tax exemption referendum

MCTA had some questions regarding the Martin County Business Development Board’s ask to extend the tax exemption program.  So we ask Joan Goodrich, BDB’s Executive Director.  She responded with enthusiasm. Q. You can’t guarantee the jobs to MC residents, I’m sure.  A....