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City officials looking at ways to cut property taxes

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Some Albany city leaders are looking for ways to cut property tax, including expanding Water, Gas, and light. 


City Commissioner B-J Fletcher says new sources of revenue could allow the city to lower property taxes.


She says she and new interim city manager Tom Berry will reach out to small communities in the area that may be interested in buying utilities from Albany.

“The more revenue that we can bring in and that the water, gas, and light gives the city at the end of the year and then we can take that off the property taxes and in time I look for a dramatic reduction,” says commissioner BJ Fletcher, who represents Ward III.

Berry also worked in Thomasville where the city utility expanded services to increase revenue and cut property taxes.


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