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Stone Mountain Council Approves Property Tax Hike

The Stone Mountain City Council met Monday, July 9.

The City Council of Stone Mountain voted on the following agenda items on Monday, July 9:

1. Proposal from National Center for State Courts - Review of Municipal Court Operations Total Proposal Cost $10,000 – Cost for the City of Stone Mountain $7,000. Action: Approved.

2. Resolution 2012-08– Amend the General Fund Budget. Action: Approved.

3. Resolution 2012-09- Establish policies and standards for the use of the Rock Gym for Recreational Purposes. Action: Approved.

4. Ordinance 2012-03 – Set the Millage Rate for Ad Valorem Property Taxation (1st Reading – June 18, 2012) (2nd Reading – July 9, 2012). Action: Approved.

The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.8 mills, an increase of 4.086 mills.

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Patricia Jackson July 10, 2012 at 01:30 PM
I am so sick of having to pay for Dekalb County missuse of money! How are you people going up on my taxes when my property is worth nothing today because of the missuse of money? This is crazy. It took 5 people to say yes to my taxes going up, however, no one is putting any more money in my check, my utilities continue to go up, my house value continues to go down! WOW
Leslie Johnson July 10, 2012 at 02:03 PM
HI Patricia, thanks for your comment. Do you live in the city of Stone Mountain?
Bonnie M Harper July 10, 2012 at 04:04 PM
I feel the same way about the increase in the taxes when the property value continues to go. My property value is worth much less than when it was purchased. B.Harper

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