Millage Rate public hearings on Thursday, September 23

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BLUE RIDGE, Ga – Two public hearings concerning the 2021 millage rate will be held tomorrow at the Fannin County Courthouse in the Jury Assembly Room.

The first public hearing will take place at 11:30 a.m. and the second at 6 p.m.

The county portion of the millage rate is remaining the same as last year at 3.862 mills. By not accepting the rollback rate, the commission was required to advertise the millage rate as a tax increase. The notice concerning the property tax increase indicated:

“A home with a fair market value of $200,000 is $6.96 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $150,000 is approximately $5.22.”

However, Fannin County School Board is lowering their millage rate to 10.159 from 10.391 mills. So, Fannin County citizens will see an overall reduction in the millage rate from 14.253 to 14.021.

Hazard Mitigation Public Hearing Notice

Fannin County will be holding a public hearing to review a draft update to the Fannin County Hazard Mitigation Plan on Friday, September 24, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Fannin County Emergency Services Complex at 20 Station Ridge, Blue Ridge, GA 30513.

Once the plan is updated, it will be presented to the county commission for adoption. The plan considers natural and other hazards that affect the county and cities within and looks at ways to potentially mitigate those hazards.

The county extends this invitation to attend to all interested parties, including residents, businesses, government agencies, neighboring communities and counties, educational institutions, and any other interested parties.

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