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Augusta Commission to talk budget, personnel at retreat

...fees helped lead to a recent commission decision to impose a flat $310.50 garbage fee countywide and lower the "urban services" millage imposed for garbage, streetlights and other services in the old city limits.The proposed mill rate reduction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-22/augusta-commission-talk-
Garbage fees increased in pre-consolidation city limits

...commission could still adjust the "urban services" tax rate to account for the...the years, is the fact that the urban services millage is charged against every...ready to provide the amount of an urban services millage reduction required to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-03/garbage-fees-increased-p
Commission moves to rectify garbage pickup inequities

...assessment ? known as the "urban services district" millage ? which varies...commensurate adjustment in the urban services millage rate.Finance Director...787-mill reduction in the urban services millage, which was 7.987 mills...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-17/commission-moves-rectify
Augusta tax rate lower than others, but bills vary

...department. Inside the old city limits it becomes even more complicated, as property owners are billed a separate Urban Services District mill rate ? 17.775 mills ? which is then discounted by a 9.788 "urban sales tax credit." The credit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-24/augusta-tax-rate-lower-o
Augusta officials discuss plans to dismantle urban tax district

...that would dismantle the existing urban services tax district to create a uniform...neighborhood street lights from the urban services tax rate and convert those to...The ultimate goal is to make the urban services district go away entirely, she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-28/augusta-officials-discus
Resolving county's property tax system might be explored

...initial step toward resolving the problem by asking the city's financial consultant, Dianne McNabb, to look at the Urban Services District and offer some solutions.Some of the documents Williams supplied McNabb offer a glimpse at the problem's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-22/resolving-countys-proper
Augusta uses urban taxes contrary to city charter

...address lies within the city's Urban Services tax district, which means he...diverted each year from the city's Urban Services tax district to fund government...the governments stated that an Urban Services District would be formed and additional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-06/augusta-uses-urban-taxes
Disparity exists in Augusta's property tax system

...city limits. This was called the Urban Services District.County dwellers would...consolidated government's charter, the Urban Services District was created to pay for...the partial fee applied to Urban Services District properties for trash service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-15/disparity-exists-augusta
Local option sales tax collections increase

...Schroer, the assistant finance director.The revenue goes toward the city's general fund, law enforcement and the urban services tax district, where it is used for solid-waste collection, fire protection, streetlights and other services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-10/local-option-sales-tax-colle
Tax boost is buried until next month

...that tax increase. To take some of the burden off taxpayers, the latest budget proposal transfers $1 million from urban services to the general fund and raises the franchise fee on water and sewage. Though commissioners discussed millages and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/21/met_153280.shtml
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