Decatur Commissioners weigh in on bond request that would raise city taxes – Decaturish.com


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Decatur Commissioners weigh in on bond request that would raise city taxes
Decaturish.com
Taxpayers would have willingly increase their own millage rate by 4.84 mills if the city borrows $82 million for its schools. For a $300,000 home, that's ... Tonight's School Board meeting will be held at 125 Electric Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030. All ...

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Dougherty County leaders plan for employee pay raises – The Albany Herald


The Albany Herald

Dougherty County leaders plan for employee pay raises
The Albany Herald
We haven't had the opportunity to do that in a while without increasing the millage rate, and it's important that we find a way to make this happen without increasing the burden on our taxpayers. #“When Richard (Crowdis) came here, one of the caveats ...

Rockdale and Newton school systems still feeling financial impacts of Great … – Rockdale Citizen


Rockdale and Newton school systems still feeling financial impacts of Great ...
Rockdale Citizen
The CSLF's report, The Great Recession and School District Property Tax Revenues in Georgia, details how plummeting home values led to a decrease in revenue and how most of Georgia's school districts are at or below pre-recession local revenue amounts ...

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Window closing on annexation, cityhood legislation – Decaturish.com


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Window closing on annexation, cityhood legislation
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DeKalb County residents spent a great deal of time during the fall trying to make sense of proposals that would expand and create new cities. Whether those proposals move forward or not is up to the state Legislature. As of today, which is Day 18 of ...

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Barrow County reserves key to healthy budget – Barrow County News


Barrow County News

Barrow County reserves key to healthy budget
Barrow County News
The county could also see an additional $2.7 million in residential property tax revenue. While revenue is increasing, the BOC will have tough choices to make in areas like property taxes. The rollback of the millage rate this fiscal year left $850,000 ...