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 On August 7, 2017, the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners tentatively adopted a millage rate which would have required an increase in property taxes by 10.52 percent.  The tentative increase would have resulted in a millage rate of 15.155 mills, an increase of 1.442 mills over the rollback millage rate of 13.713 mills.   

The Board of Commissioners held a meeting Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM to adopt the final millage rate.  The meeting was held at the Adult Literacy Center in Mount Vernon, Georgia.  During this meeting, the Board of Commissioners did not adopt the millage rate of 15.155 mills that was originally proposed. 

The Board of Commissioners considered a lower millage rate and adopted a final millage rate of 14.699 mills.  The final adopted millage rate resulted in a property tax increase of 7.19%.  Also, the final adopted millage rate is 0.986 mills over the rollback rate of 13.713. 

The final adopted tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $39.44 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $50,000 is approximately $19.72.

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