Sumter Co. holds millage rate hearings

Sumter Co. holds millage rate hearings

SUMTER CO., GA (WALB) - There were two hearings on Wednesday in Sumter County to discuss a proposed millage rate increase.

The Sumter County Board Of Education adopted a 2016 millage rate requiring an increase in property taxes by 4.11 percent.

There has not been a millage rate increase in the county in over five years.

Another public hearing will be held next Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the central office.

After that meeting, the board will vote to approve the new rate.

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