To monitor and review all fiscal and tax matters affecting Martin County. To engage public officials, community leaders and private sector organizations who may influence the economy and efficiency of the County of Martin, the School District, municipalities and other taxing authorities in the matter of taxes and the financial resources of the County. In addition, the MCTA is committed to establishing a culture and environment conducive to the preservation of tax dollars and taxpayers interests and to communicate through public information programs on county, state and federal tax policies and to form or join coalitions of organizations that inform, educate and influence tax and other fiscal policies that impact Martin County taxpayers.
All Aboard Florida Forum Thursday, May 15th
The Blake Library, Stuart, FL
US Congressman Patrick Murphy and Panel
Everyone Is Welcome!
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April 21, 2014
The Martin County Taxpayers A....
April 12, 2014--natural resources
In November, voters statewide will be asked to approve Amendment No. 1 to the constitution, which will set aside funding for purchasing environmentally sensitive land to protect water resources and wildlife habitat. Backers have obtained more than the number of required signatures, according to Manley Fuller, president of the Florida Wildlife Federati....
You are invited to the Water and Land Legacy Amendment Forum, April 16th, 2:00 PM
Indian Riverside Park, Frances Langford Bldg, 2nd Floor
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March 29, 2014--For years the Martin County Taxpayers Association has been encouraging Martin County Fire Rescue and the city of Stuart Fire Rescue to consolidate. The two primary objectives of consolidation would be to save taxpayers money while maintaining the level of service taxpayers expect.
March 14, 2014--Over the past several years, the Martin County Taxpayers Association has prodded Martin County government to find ways to be more productive and efficient in the services it provides to the taxpayers. We believe that ou....
March 1, 2014--The Martin County Taxpayers Association has volunteered to facilitate an understanding between the city of Stuart and Martin County in considering a merger of the Fire Rescue/EMS services as a way of dealing with a $1 million budget shortfall in the city. The City Commission, after hearing positive comments from County Commissioner Ed Fielding at its Feb. 10 meeting, went so far ....
February 15, 2014--The Deputy Commissioner of the Florida State Department of Education has decreed that by 2018 every school will have a computer for every child and every child will have access to the Internet. Additionally, SB2120 requires Florida public schools to spend at least 50% of textbook budget on digital materials by 2015-2016. These important directives will help to bring Florida e....
February 1, 2014--For the past two years, the MCTA has recommended that the state reform the Florida Retirement System (FRS). We have made numerous recommendations to the governor and our locally elected officials to make changes necessary to reduce cost and ensure the long-term stability of the plan. To date, only marginal changes have been made. In the most recent public appeal for reform by ....
Stuart NewsJanuary 18, 2014--The Indian Street Bridge, now named the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge, is finally completed. For those long time residents, it has been a long time coming. Taking a look back in the history of this event is very instructive.
Martin County requested funds from....
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