NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
The Jones County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 17.62% in the Incorporated tax district and 20.26% in the Unincorporated tax district.
All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at the Jones County Government Center, 166 Industrial Blvd, Gray, GA 31032 on Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at 4:00pm. A second meeting will be held that day at 6:00pm.
Please note the second meeting on Wednesday, September 02, 2015 at 6:00pm, and a third meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 09, 2015 at 6:00pm at the same location.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 17.649 mills in the Incorporated district, and 16.197 mills in the Unincorporated district, an increase of 17.62% and 20.26%, respectfully. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 15.005 mills in the Incorporated district and 13.468 mills in the Unincorporated district. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $110.00 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of $50,000 is approximately $55.00.