Property tax increase passes first vote

By: Jonathan Martin Email
By: Jonathan Martin Email

July 10, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---It took commissioners eight rounds of voting, but they finally agreed to a property tax increase for next year.

City administrator Fred Russell wanted about $12 more on a $100,000 home. Some commissioners said that was too much, but they agreed on Russell's plan in the end.

There will be public hearings and another vote before anything is final. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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