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Pinellas County Commission examines implementing 22 new fees

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The Pinellas County Commission reviewed and discussed a total of 22 county-wide fee proposals for their 2016 fiscal year budget Tuesday, June 9, during a two-hour budget information session. The proposed changes are projected to increase Pinellas County’s yearly revenue by over $70,000. New Fees The county’s Animal Services division, part of the county’s General Fund, saw three new fees proposed. A $25 minimum medical therapy fee for pet owners whose animals were brought into shelters was proposed to recover shelter costs associated with medical therapy…

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