Bermuda Run Gate Fees To Be Included On Tax Bill
By Jim Buice
For Bermuda Run residents, how you pay the gate fee is getting ready to change.
As of July 1, the gate operation and maintenance fee will be placed on the property tax bill as a line item payment.
So instead of the $35 monthly rate, residents will now pay once a year. The gate fee for this fiscal year is $420. The proposed 2011-12 budget to be presented to the Bermuda Run Town Council by Lee Rollins, town manager, calls for the fee to remain the same.
“On July 1, the clock starts for the next fiscal year,” Rollins said during last Tuesday night’s monthly meeting when the council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the Davie County Tax Collector to collect the gate operation and maintenance fees in conjunction with property tax collection. “This is just like you pay your property tax. It will be a line item in there.”
Rollins said the property tax bills go out in August with payment due on Sept. 15.
“But most everyone …