COLUMBUS, Georgia (WRBL) – The Columbus Consolidated Government announced Tuesday that it intends to increase 2023 property taxes collected this year above the rollback rate for the following tax districts:
- Urban Services District One, Two, Five, Six and Seven to 11%.
The city says that in preparing the “summary statement of taxable property,” Georgia law requires the calculation of a rollback millage rate that generates the same total revenue from the current year’s summary that last year’s millage rate would have produced if none assessments would have taken place.”
In addition, under Georgian law, the city is required to hold three public hearings on the proposal; Give citizens the opportunity to give their opinion on the increase.
The city is inviting citizens to attend a public hearing for the increase on June 13 at 9 a.m., 6 p.m. and June 20 at 9 a.m. in the council offices at the City Service Center.