The president of the Mayors Association, Luis Javier Hernández Ortiz, said that before submitting the document to the Board, they met Wednesday with House Speaker Rafael “Tatito” Hernández, who promised to advocate for the proposals before the federal entity.
The president of the Mayors Association, Luis Javier Hernández Ortiz, said that before submitting the document to the Board, they met Wednesday with House Speaker Rafael “Tatito” Hernández, who promised to advocate for the proposals before the federal entity. (David Villafane/Staff)

This Wednesday, Puerto Rico Mayors Association and Mayors Federation filed four proposals to the Oversight Board that include increasing from 7 percent to 10 percent the tax paid by short-term rentals as well as the creation of a Municipal Restructuring Fund, to be accessed by making it mandatory for municipalities, to adopt fiscal controls -including a reduction in payroll- for five years.

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