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View all stories in the July 24, 2013 newspaper.

Chattco BOE has lower budget this year
From the July 24, 2013 newspaper
By Richard Harris
By Richard Harris
The Chattahoochee County Board of Education passed a modest increase in the local property tax rate (millage rate) during its meeting last Wednesday. It is the first time in six years that the rate has gone up.
The new rate is 17.0, which is up slightly from the 16.4 rate of the previous six years, but is expected to generate less than 1 percent more in property taxes (an additional $8,102).
Even with the small increase in the rate, the school system will be tightening its belt and spending ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.


Other factors press officials into small property tax rate increase