East Marietta Library construction contract approved by county
Commissioners last month approved Lee's $858 million fiscal 2017 budget based on the current millage rate of 6.66 mills, which was down from the previous rate of 6.82 mills. Lee had proposed the budget as a “continuation budget” as it included no new ...
Oakwood tax revenue to stay same with higher millage rate
Oakwood City Council adopted a millage rate that would keep tax revenue the same for 2017 on first reading Monday night. The increase of .174 of a mill would bring the rate to 4.174. But the city's net tax digest declined 3.2 percent, so the new rate ...
Temple council sets millage rate at 6.5
In technical terms, the millage rate represents an increase in taxes, since it is above the rollback millage rate of 6.0. Its practical effect, however, will mean that the city will raise only enough revenues to meet its current budget, which the ...
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The authority to oversee a school district is vested in the local school board, giving it the power to do such things as set the millage rate, determine how taxes will be spent and hire a superintendent, all of which go out the window if the school is ...