Chairman Oddo’s state of the county report: It was pretty good year – The Citizen.com


The Citizen.com

Chairman Oddo's state of the county report: It was pretty good year
The Citizen.com
Oddo commended the county staff that worked to maintain a balanced budget and roll back the millage rate with no property tax increase. That helped the county achieve a AAA bond rating, one of four counties in Georgia to reach this level, according to ...

County reviews Sharon Springs fiscal impact study – Forsyth Herald (press release)


Forsyth Herald (press release)

County reviews Sharon Springs fiscal impact study
Forsyth Herald (press release)
The study was initially approved in September 2015 by the BOC for Georgia Tech to “examine the fiscal impact of the proposed city of Sharon Springs on county revenues and expenditures.” Dr. Alfie Meek, the director for the Center for Economic ...

State watching schools that keep teachers on furlough – Times-Enterprise


Times-Enterprise

State watching schools that keep teachers on furlough
Times-Enterprise
“The governor would also like to see their local millage rate, see what it's set at, and go from there,” Riley said of the districts that still have furloughs. Jill Nolin covers the Georgia Statehouse for CNHI's newspapers and websites. Reach her at ...

Forsyth County commission reviews findings of Sharon Springs study – Forsyth County News Online


Forsyth County commission reviews findings of Sharon Springs study
Forsyth County News Online
“You current millage rate is 4.182 on the general fund, at least it was in 2014,” he said. “You would need about .623 mills to make up that difference. [That] would translate to about a 13 percent ... The study was the second on the financial impact of ...

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Jeff Stowe seeking re-election to county commission – Gainesville Times


Gainesville Times

Jeff Stowe seeking re-election to county commission
Gainesville Times
Beautification of exits along Interstate 985 and Ga. 365, spearheaded by Stowe himself, have also brought local governments together, he said. ... “This is just a short list of things that we have accomplished during the last three years all while ...