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Tax protests, goats making news this week

...hearing Tuesday at the Marble Palace right before commissioners set this year's tax rate.Even so, the 1.75-mill increase won't be enough to satisfy the government, which consumes money faster than goats eat grass around detention ponds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-16/tax-protests-go
Budget axes, not new taxes

...m. Aug. 19 in the Lee Beard Commission Chamber of the Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.The proposed 1.75-mills increase, which would bring the millage rate to 9.788, would amount to a $61.25 annual increase on a $100,000 homesteaded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-11/budget-axes-not-new-t
Augusta Commission votes 7-0 to raise property taxes

...commissioners and the mayor after a first vote on a 2-mill increase failed and the meeting was recessed, includes a $500...after the recess and worked out a deal.The 1.75-mill increase, which amounts to a $61.25 annual increase in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/augusta-commission-votes
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
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 discusses tax increase

...Admini strator Tameka Allen's other recommendations included two budget proposals, both of which included a 2-mill increase that would raise the countywide millage to approximately 10 mills. The tax increase would amount to a $70 increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-27/augusta-commission-discu
Augusta Commission talks budget at Tuesday meeting

...savings to fill a $7.9 million shortfall.Raising property taxes ? City Administrator Fred Russell said a 1-mill increase would generate some $4 million ? remains a viable option, although the commission doesn't set the mill rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-02/commission-talks-budget-
Battle expected over proposed excise tax

...workers.Raising the millage rate to replace the lost funds would mean about a .25-mill increase each year the exemption is phased in, for a total 1 mill increase in the fourth year, Schroer said.Many of the companies are already among the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-07/battle-expected-over-pro
Commission talks of raising taxes

...the group overlooked the mill rate increase's impact on larger property owners.According to a city chart, a 1-mill increase will cost Georgia Power some $80,000, Columbia Nitrogen $92,000 and Augusta National Golf Club about $70...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-19/commission-talks-raising