The matter will not be decided until Aug. 20, but it is likely that the Senoia City Council will keep the property tax rate at 6.11 mills.
The council at the Aug. 2 meeting was told by city administrator Richard Ferry that city can meet its budget obligations without any increase in the millage rate. Mayor Robert Belisle agreed, noting that the city has maintained the 6.11 millage rate since 2006.
Recent reassessments decreased the value of some properties in the city by a total of approximately $1.5 million. Meantime, the city added $8.5 million in improvements, Ferry said. Read More»