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Tax hike makes no sense

...record on millage increases? From 147.6 mills in 2004, it rose to 167.3 mills in 2013. This is nearly a 2-mill increase per year.Expect, therefore, any property tax "relief" to be swallowed up by the relentless grind of millage rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-15/tax-hike-makes-no-sense
Aiken board OKs tax increase

The Aiken County school board approved a 4.2-mill increase in school taxes Tuesday night -0.4 mill less than what was originally proposed.The increase was approved 8-1, with board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-06-27/aiken-school-board-oks-ta
Aiken board raises tax rate

AIKEN -- The Aiken County school board approved a 4.2-mill increase in school taxes Tuesday night -0.4 mill less than what was originally proposed.The increase was approved 8-1, with board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-27/aiken-board-raises-tax-rate
School board autonomy backed

...if residents are unhappy about this year's 15.2-mill increase, they should express their discontent at the voting...independence from legislative oversight, including a 9.6-mill increase last year and this year's double-digit increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/12/met_390907.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education | Aiken County Council
County OKs tax increase

...mills, which was approved by county commissioners Tuesday night -- to pay for courthouse and jail projects. The 1-mill increase will be used to repay $28.7 million in bonds over 25 years. The courthouse annex and jail projects are expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/19/met_236432.shtml
Metro | Richmond County Board of Education
Commissioner: Tax hike needed

...Rotary Club's meeting. "The way it looks right now, we may have to impose a 1-mill increase to balance our $80 million generalfund budget." A 1-mill increase would generate $2.8 million and would mean about $35 more in taxes for a homeowner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218763.shtml
Metro
Compromise on tax increase expected at called meeting

...seven to vote against the 2-mill increase Monday, said he hopes to join...up coming back with a 1.5-mill increase ... and some kind of cost-of-living...Johnson said.Monday's 2-mill increase amounted to a $70 annual increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-29/compromise-tax-increase-
Augusta Commission holds off on tax increase

...staffers had proposed the 2-mill increase, expected to generate some...quarter-mill since 2006, when a 1.09-mill increase went to law enforcement. A mill...sodas than they would on a 2-mill increase."The third commissioner to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-28/augusta-commission-holds
Augusta Commission set to approve $9 million tax increase

...property tax increase at a called meeting today.The 2-mill increase, effectively $70 more annually for the owner of a...about $8 million down," Lockett said. "With the 2-mill increase and the excise tax it will put us in a pretty good position...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-27/augusta-commission-set-a
Augusta commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

...an ordinance on third reading calling for a 1.75-mill increase last week.After nearly two hours of debate, during...Fennoy, the District 1 commissioner, said a 1.75-mill increase wouldn't be enough."I think it needs to be at 2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-24/augusta-commissioners-