ATLANTA Brevard County, Fla., which was recently the site of a bitter taxpayers' revolt over a certificates of participation deal, has drafted a charter that would set stringent limits on debt issuance.

If language approved last Friday by the county's Charter Commission is approved in an upcoming referendum, Brevard would place a $1 million cap on lease-purchase financings and a $15 million limit on tax-supported bonds that have not been approved by voters.

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