Paulding County residents may see a millage increase after all when the county’s Board of Commissioners votes later this month on the maintenance and operation budget for fiscal year 2013.
Commissioners at their July 10 board meeting voted 3-2 against a proposal that included a millage increase from the current rate of 7.6 mills. But at a work session Thursday morning that focused on the budget, commissioners approved a slate of recommendations that included an increase.
Barring any changes made before the budget is adopted, the millage rate under the FY2013 budget would be the maximum rollback rate of 8.364 mills.
“You can be revenue neutral and increase the millage rate by 0.764 mills [to 8.364],” County Administrator Michael Jones told commissioners. “What that means in layman’s terms is you’ll collect the same money this year that you did last year by