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Posted on: June 23, 2021

BOC To Hold Public Hearings on Millage Rate Adoption

BOC Chamber

In compliance with Georgia law, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners hereby announces its intention to adopt a millage rate of 6.65 (unincorporated) and 7.59 (incorporated). Under current Georgia law, the proposed millage rates are considered to result in a tax increase. Accordingly, the Board has scheduled three Public Hearings for the purpose of soliciting public input on the increase.

The Property Digest in Oconee County reflects an increase due to increased assessed property values of $134,385,896. The resulting Tax Digest countywide is $2,441,783,386. Due to the increase in assessed property values, the proposed county millage rates are considered by state law to be tax increases of approximately 4.99% (unincorporated) and 6.14% (incorporated).

Public Hearings for the millage rate are as follows:

July 6, 2021 6:00 p.m. Oconee County Courthouse, Commission Chambers

July 27, 2021 6:00 p.m. Oconee County Courthouse, Commission Chambers

August 3, 2021 5:30 p.m. Oconee County Courthouse, Commission Chambers

The 2021 millage rate will be adopted at the August 3, 2021 Regular Meeting of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners.

Notice of Property Tax Increase

2021 Property Tax Notice and 5 Year History of Levy