Monday, November 16, 2009

News From Montgomery & Toombs Counties.

Toombs Commissioners held two public meetings
Toombs County Commissioners held two of three public meetings last week on the proposed property tax increase, and both meetings had large contingencies of landowners ready to voice their opposition to the increase.Before each meeting, attendees were presented a paper entitled “Talking Points” which County Manager Doug Eaves had prepared.
Voters say "NO" to referendum
Voter turnout in Montgomery County last Tuesday was low with just over 30 percent of registered voters making the trek to the polls. But with the a large margin between the decision, it was evident that those who did cast a ballot were either very much opposed or very much in favor of a bond referendum and continuance of the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (E-SPLOST)

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