Following the final public hearing on Evans County’s fiscal year 2019 tax rate, members of the Board of Commissioners voted to approve both a resolution to amend the FY 2018 budget and to set the millage rate for property owners in unincorporated areas and those within incorporated town limits.
During back-to-back meetings on September 5, commissioners set the rate for maintenance and operation at 12.573 mills for the incorporated areas, a net increase of 1.028 mills. The rate for county residents (unincorporated) is assessed at 9.747 mills, an increase of 0.814 mills.
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