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Millage-related stories from across the state

AROUND TOWN: Lisa Cupid: Cobb’s arrival to budget ‘mind boggling’ – MDJOnline.com


MDJOnline.com

AROUND TOWN: Lisa Cupid: Cobb's arrival to budget 'mind boggling'
MDJOnline.com
In July, Commissioners Bob Ott, JoAnn Birrell and Bob Weatherford rejected Boyce's call to raise the millage rate, forcing the board to dip into one-time monies to help balance the budget. .... Will Georgia be a competitive two-party state by 2024 ...

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Lookout Mountain, Ga., Has 2% Rise In Millage Rate; Franklin Architects To Design Town Center; Council Members … – The Chattanoogan


Lookout Mountain, Ga., Has 2% Rise In Millage Rate; Franklin Architects To Design Town Center; Council Members ...
The Chattanoogan
A public hearing regarding setting the millage rate for 2017 was held Thursday evening before the start of the monthly Lookout Mountain, Ga., Town Council meeting. Each year the council and mayor estimate the revenue needed to operate the city to ...

Monticello Board Says Yes to Budget, Millage Rate, Liquor Referendum Vote Set for November 7 – Lawrence County Press


Monticello Board Says Yes to Budget, Millage Rate, Liquor Referendum Vote Set for November 7
Lawrence County Press
Monticello Board of Aldermen made several critical decisions during their monthly recessed meeting regarding the upcoming fiscal year. After review, discussion, the removal of a capital outlay from Georgia-Pacific that will not be received in cash this ...

Moultrie council passes $51 million budget, lower tax rate – Moultrie Observer


Moultrie council passes $51 million budget, lower tax rate
Moultrie Observer
MOULTRIE, Ga. — The Moultrie City Council approved a $51 million budget Tuesday night that includes a significant tax cut. Council proposed the budget with a millage rate of 9.935 at a meeting Sept. 5, but had to give final approval on Tuesday. Fiscal ...

Long BoE votes on tax increase Thursday – Coastal Courier


Long BoE votes on tax increase Thursday
Coastal Courier
Georgia law requires a qualified school system to have a 13.5 millage rate (or equivalent) by July and at least 14 mills by July 2019, to be eligible for equalization grant funds. Equalization grants are, “an additional aid provided to school systems ...

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