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The City of Madison, Florida, has an ongoing commitment to achieving the highest levels of satisfaction for all aspects of its Citizens’ experience. As part of these efforts, the City is dedicated to offering a quality online experience to citizens with disabilities that is full and equal to that provided to citizens without disabilities.  To assist in achieving the aforementioned accessibility goals with respect to the Website, the City has committed the Website being designed, developed, and operated in substantial conformance with generally-recognized and accepted guidelines and/or standards for website accessibility (the “Standards”). While these Standards may change and/or evolve over time, they are currently the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 at Levels A and AA (“WCAG 2.0”).

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The City of Madison, with a population of just over 3,000, was designated as one of the “Best Little Towns in Florida” by VISIT FLORIDA, and serves as the county seat for county government. For over 60 years, the city has served as home for North Florida Community College and as an out-campus for St. Leo University. Downtown Madison is filled with quaint gift shops, antique stores, outdoor shops and nice eateries. The downtown area is overflowing with classic 150 to nearly 200 year old homes and buildings.

In the heart of downtown Madison is Four Freedoms Park. The park is a beautifully landscaped city-block area containing a large gazebo and the Four Freedoms monument. This famous monument honors Colin P. Kelley, a former Madison County resident, recognized as the first U.S. hero of World War II and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his bravery and valor in combat.

Madison is a Military Family and Community Covenant city. The Covenant is a public affirmation and pledge to support military personnel, military families, and veterans.

The City of Madison has tentatively adopted a measure to increase its property tax levy
Last year’s property tax levy:

  1. Initially proposed tax levy ………………………………. $619,611
  2. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment changes…$(1,602)
  3. Actual property tax levy ………………………………… $621,213

This year’s proposed tax levy …………………………………..$647,746


All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on:
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.
This meeting may be attended through electronic media by following the instructions at the following link: or call toll free 1-877-309-2073 access code:  386-283-925.

A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing.