This is the same millage rate the city has held since 2015. Due to increased real estate values, property owners will see a small increase in their property taxes.
Norcross is planning to get a head start on the official start of summer with a block party this week.
The majority of these residents have jobs but are struggling financially and can’t afford the upfront financial obligations to move into a rental unit. Sixty-nine percent have one or two full-time jobs.
“Hiring the goats has certainly been one of our best ideas,” Assistant City Manager Mary Beth Bender said in a statement. “Not only has it saved money on labor and proved to have terrific results in preparing the property for construction, but, unexpectedly, it has been wonderful PR as well!”
The Norcross City Council wants to make certain every city resident is counted in the 2020 census next year. The nine-member committee will consist of community volunteers selected by the mayor and council.
The UDO will also reflect best practices in development and encourage sustainability. By bringing them together, the city will eliminate inconsistencies in the code and streamline the development approvals process by using a single, clear set of required permits, processes, language, and definition.
The new website is organized to make it easy for residents and business owners to find the information they need. Residents will find the top navigation tabs organized by government, community, events and “How do I…”
State legislation that could pave the way for Norcross to annex a sizable chunk of unincorporated Gwinnett County will have to wait until next year.
According to the city’s press release, “The census is conducted nationwide every 10 years, the results helping to determine local governments’ eligibility for federal and state grants."
The city of Norcross wants to annex a sizable swath of unincorporated Gwinnett County, a community that includes around 300 businesses and 6,000 mostly low-income residents.