Key Biscayne delays decision on property-tax rate

The Key Biscayne Village Council approved a $33 million budget that includes salary increases and cost-of-living adjustments for village employees and a decrease in health insurance costs as a result of new union contracts.

About 40 residents attended the public budget hearing last week, which was the first of two. But only a few addressed the council, on matters ranging from requests for money to a complaint about taxes.

Conchita Suarez addressed the council about the entrance to the dog park at 530 Crandon Blvd. She said the entrance is not compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and asked the council to make it more accessible.

“It’s hard for the elderly and the disabled to get in,” she said…

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