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Facing budget shortfall, HART board to consider millage rate increase, first since 2012

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With a budget deficit in the millions looming, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) face a hard choice. On Monday, HART board members said they intend to hold a meeting sometime this summer to discuss raising the millage rate for the first time since 2012. Cyndy Zambella, HART’s budget and grants manager, told HART board members Monday that the current budget deficit stands at $6.2 million going into the fiscal 2018 year, which begins in October. However, Joel Ray, director…

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