Ellaville Lowers Tax Rate

By Linda Adams

September 14, 2022

 The September Ellaville City Council meeting included the second reading of the proposed 2023 budget. The recent reassessment of properties in the city resulted in a large increase in property values, meaning that the city would generate more revenue if it kept the tax rate the same.
  However, City Manager Lynne McChargue recommended that the mileage rate be decreased from 3.306 to 2.584, which would result in keeping property taxes around the same as last year. The suggestion was voted on and passed. The City Council will have one more reading of the budget in its October meeting.
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