According to the Tax Collector’s Office, the Santa Rosa County School District would get about half of the $11 million one-time windfall from delinquent beach taxes, interest and penalties.
“Any additional funds will be placed in our general revenue and expended in accordance with the school board’s yearly budgeting process,” said Santa Rosa County School Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick, who said the funding would help the district’s low fund balance.
Santa Rosa County Commission has yet to decide what they will do with funding received as a result of the ruling. “It’s too pre-mature at this time,” said Commissioner Don Salter, regarding how to allocate the funds.
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