Dacula leaders plan to keep the same city millage rate that was adopted last year, but property owners in the town will still end up paying more in taxes — about 3.35% more to be exact, according to city officials.
By adopting a millage rate of 4.806, which is the same as last year, Dacula must advertise a tax increase due to increased property values.
"Why are you here today?" Marvin Atherton asked the men, women and children around him, some of whom were seated in fold-up camping chairs, others who lounged on blankets along Dacula Road.
The $9.5 million project is funded by SPLOST 2009, 2014, and the Department of Water Resources with the construction contract awarded to GP’s Enterprises.