Local governments unable to set millage due to property value appeals – Valdosta Daily Times


Local governments unable to set millage due to property value appeals
Valdosta Daily Times
According to Georgia law, the tax digest can not be approved. According to the Official ... Valdosta city manager Larry Hanson said Thursday the city cannot vote on a millage rate before the tax digest is approved and sent to local governments. "I don ...

County votes on millage rate proposal, Freeport – Calhoun Times


County votes on millage rate proposal, Freeport
Calhoun Times
“We are years behind the counties around us,” said Commissioner Chad Steward. “When the industries look to locate to North Georgia, they actually have a Freeport Exemption checklist, by county, and will use it to decide which county to relocate to ...

Officials: Tax referendum failure will delay projects – The Augusta Chronicle


Officials: Tax referendum failure will delay projects
The Augusta Chronicle
A property tax increase to fund the projects is an unlikely consequence of voters rejecting the tax, because raising property taxes couldn't generate anything close to the revenue the special tax brings in. “If we raised our millage rate to the cap ...

Senoia council approves property tax increase – Newnan Times-Herald


Senoia council approves property tax increase
Newnan Times-Herald
Four Senoia residents spoke against the city's plan to not lower the property tax millage rate in order to keep up with increases in property values. Following the third ... A Georgia winery is looking into locating a wine tasting room in Senoia. State ...

BOC tables alcohol ordinance – Thomaston Times


BOC tables alcohol ordinance
Thomaston Times
Cook stated there was a need for a rollback from the general fund for the millage rate from 11.13 to 11.02 due to an increase in property values in the city and a decrease of property values in the county. Wheeless noted for this year, the board would ...