Municipal Taxation & Revenue Advisory Committee

Created by City Council Resolution 82-02-2020

Purpose:
To investigate alternative sources of revenue, and to consider new and innovative ways to finance the provision of municipal services, to improve infrastructure, to plan for capital improvements, to maintain a stable tax and ratable base, and to maintain the City's property taxes at the minimum level necessary to provide those necessary services. 

Selected Tasks:
- Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the City's current budgeting practices, and of the community it serves
- Consult with any and all sources of expertise
- Identify models of revenue sources and resources allocation
- Make recommendations to the City Manager and City Council toward a goal of implementing a fair and equitable revenue plan for the property owners, business owners, residents and visitors of the City of Cape May

Members:
City Council Liaison - Stacy Sheehan
Chamber of Commerce -Charity Clark
Tax Payers Association of Cape May - Dennis Crowley
Cottagers Association - Russ Dickhart
Washington Street Mall Management Company - Carolyn Zebrowski
Garden Club of Cape May - Deborah Lukens
Cape May Corinthian Yacht Club - Michael Yeager

Village Green Civic Association - Maureen McDade
City Resident - Robert Elwell
City Resident - Cynthia Mullock


MTRAC Recommendation #1 Occupancy Tax.docx 

MTRAC Recommendation #2 - Fiscal Note.docx 

MTRAC Recommendation #3 - Stipend Policy.docx 

MTRAC Recommendation #4 - PILOT.docx 

MTRAC Recommendation #5 Comprehensive Ordinance.pptx