Millage rate rises 7.04% over rollback rate.
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County will earn around $18 million more in property taxes despite millage rate decrease.
Commission votes in program to give largest raises to lowest-paid employees.
Manager says flat rate would result in layoffs.
County also considering buying land near Watermelon Pond.
Board also approved six nonprofits to begin negotiating agreements.
Property tax, stormwater assessment to increase.
Reapportioned funding shrank the budget by $4.5 million since initial plan.
Budget relies on 29% property tax increase.
Commissioners table compensation plan after split vote without tie-breaking member.