HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The discussion for "Plan B" for the transportation tax will continue Wednesday, March 4.
Hillsborough County commissioners are moving forward with a plan to potentially add a referendum on the November ballot for the 1% transportation sales surtax.
On Wednesday, Commissioners will draft an ordinance and propose a future public hearing.
According to documents posted this week, if approved, the tax would generate more than $88 million in 2021 for transportation projects. In 2022, that number jumps to more than $117 million.
The city of Tampa, Temple Terrace, Plant City and HART would also receive a portion of this funding.
If approved by voters, the tax would begin in 2021 and last for 30 years.
Meanwhile, AFT officials are still waiting to hear from the Florida Supreme Court on a decision regarding their tax. If justices approve the referendum, "Plan B" would no longer be relevant.