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Posted on: July 18, 2019

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a 2019 millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.46 percent for the unincorporated areas and 7.93 percent for the incorporated areas.

All concerned citizens are invited to a Public Hearing on the tax increase to be held in the Commission Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse, 23 North Main Street, Watkinsville, Georgia on August 6, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Times and places of additional Public Hearing on the tax increase are at the Commission Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse, 23 North Main Street, Watkinsville, Georgia on August 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and August 27, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

UNINCORPORATED

The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 6.686 mills, an increase of .406 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 6.280 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $350,000 is approximately $56.03 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $350,000 is approximately $56.84.

INCORPORATED

The tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 7.626 mills, an increase of 0.560 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 7.066 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $350,000 is approximately $77.28 and the proposed tax increase for a non-homestead property with a fair market value of $350,000 is approximately $78.40.