Posts tagged with "Millage"

Decatur School Board sets lower tax rate

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 14, 2015

Decatur’s School Board on July 14 set a lower tax rate than it had been considering, opting to drop the millage to 18.66 from the recommended 19 mills. That means revenue for the upcoming year will be $29.5 million instead of $30.1 million, Finance Director Susan Hurst said. The School Board’s decision comes as voters prepare to make […]

City Schools of Decatur will consider adopting budget, lowering tax rate

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 8, 2015

City Schools of Decatur Board of Education members will consider adopting a $57.3 million budget at their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 9. At that same meeting, board members will consider tentatively lowering the tax rate for schools from 20.5 mills to 19.5 mills. However, because property values are increasing overall, it is still technically […]

Some taxes for city residents would increase under DeKalb County’s budget proposal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 14, 2015

Some arcane budgeting concepts have crept into DeKalb County’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal, and the result is higher taxes for residents of the county’s cities. But the county’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer Jay Vinicki says the flip side of that is those same residents saw a tax cut in Fiscal Year 2014. For example: Atlanta’s county […]

APS will hold hearing on property taxes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 14, 2014

The Atlanta Board of Education will hold a hearing on its tax rate on June 19 at 6 pm. The hearing will be held at the Center for Learning and Leadership, 130 Trinity Avenue, SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. The millage rate itself – 21.6 mills – won’t change, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. To see the […]

Millage rate – Avondale to hold hearings

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2014

Avondale Estates City Commission will have a special called meeting this week to hold a hearing on the city’s millage rate. The meeting will be held June 4, stating with a work session at 5:30 pm. Meetings are held at 21 North Avondale Plaza and are open to the public. Mayor Ed Rieker sent an email to residents […]

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