BOC looks to county’s future: Tax increase looming? – Oconee Enterprise


Oconee Enterprise

BOC looks to county's future: Tax increase looming?
Oconee Enterprise
Luke's suggestion of a tax increase was one of the issues that surfaced during two days of long-range planning meetings by the Board of Commissioners at the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission. “Nobody hates raising taxes more than I do,” Luke told ...

BOE appoints new chair: March referendum allows funds to be used for technology – Dawson News and Advertiser


BOE appoints new chair: March referendum allows funds to be used for technology
Dawson News and Advertiser
With the economy slowly improving and tax collections increasing, Wade was asked if the school board might consider a millage rate rollback. Two years ago, under then Superintendent Keith Porter, the millage rate was increased. “I believe that a ...

Taylor to host public hearing on 2015 county budget – Daily Tribune News


Taylor to host public hearing on 2015 county budget
Daily Tribune News
“[It doubled] because Georgia statute, which was pointed out to me by the courthouse and our state auditors, that we have to be within 3 percent of that target number. If we go over 3 percent, it's a violation of Georgia law, so I've been instructed to ...

IDA to ask BOC to maintain funding – Madison Journal TODAY


IDA to ask BOC to maintain funding
Madison Journal TODAY
Madison County Industrial Authority representatives will ask county commissioners to allow them to keep the $48,000 in motor vehicle tax revenues that county auditors recently said should have gone into the county's general fund, instead of to the IDA.

Tyrone mayor open to adding sewer downtown – The Citizen.com


The Citizen.com

Tyrone mayor open to adding sewer downtown
The Citizen.com
For the 10th year in a row, our millage rate has remained the same, meaning minimal taxes for our residents.” Dial said 2014 ... “Being identified as the 7th safest and number one 'Happiest City in Georgia' is no accident,” said Dial. “When you ...

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