On August 1st the county commission of Georgia’s most populous county voted 4-3 to approve a millage rate of 10.2 that over-funds Fulton County’s 2018 budget by a whopping $20 million. Chairman Robb Pitts, along with Commissioners Hall, Arrington, and Darnell, voted yes. The three Republicans – Commissioners Hausmann, Morris, and Ellis — voted  against the property tax windfall. The Republicans argue the county is in sound financial condition and it doesn’t require the additional funds generated by the higher millage rate. There’s a movement for a re-vote and taxpayer resistance is getting more vocal as the Democrats’ boat takes in water and may be SINKING…

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