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County keeps taxes steady

Duane Sherrill photo The county commission, most members meeting in budget session for their final time, kept taxes steady for the coming year.

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No. New. Taxes. The DeKalb County commission, most members adopting their last budget while in office given the massive turnover prompted by Election Day this past week, accepted the budget for 2018-19 without raising property taxes.

The property tax rate remains steady at $1.8335 per $100 of assessed value after the county commission unanimously ratified the budget for the coming fiscal year. As a rule of thumb, each penny added to the property tax brings in $46,658 if collections run on average.

The adoption came after a number of pre-budget meetings by the budget committee, culminating the document ...


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