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Snellville refuses to raise millage rate sixth year in a row

August 6, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Following a series of public hearings, Snellville’s Mayor and City Council voted to approve a millage rate of 4.588 mills. This is the sixth year in a row the city has adopted the same millage rate.

Snellville seeks public input on unified development ordinance

July 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Snellville is seeking input from residents on the proposed Unified Development Ordinance. The UDO brings together the city’s ordinances and regulations into one document making it easier for residents, builders and city officials to find information about land use, subdivisions, flood and environmental protection and building standards.

Snellville approves $13M budget, maintains millage rate for 6th year

June 24, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Snellville city council recently approved a $13,063,295 Fiscal Year 2021 balanced budget while trying to predict how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect city revenue. The city anticipates a 40 percent decrease in hotel/motel room tax, a 20 percent decrease in the Title Ad Valorem Tax and a 25 percent reduction in intangible taxes.

Snellville leaders adopt resolution condemning racism

June 17, 2020

Gwinnett Daily Post

The City Council adopted a resolution that condemns racism and commits city departments, including the police department, to ensure a “culture of trust” exists between the city and residents. Fostering that culture is an attempt to improve race relations within Snellville.

Snellville reschedules July 4 fireworks celebration

June 12, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Due to concerns about COVID-19, Snellville has postponed the city’s Star Spangled Snellville celebration normally held on July 4. The event, complete with fireworks, food, entertainment and live music, will take place 3 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 on the Towne Green.

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