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Press Release 

Notice of Property Tax Increase Proposal

COLUMBUS, GA – The Muscogee County Board of Education has tentatively adopted a millage rate proposal that will require an increase in property taxes by 1.00 percent.

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held in the Board Room of the Muscogee County Public Education Center, 2960 Macon Road on:

Monday, May 10, 2010 @ 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 17, 2010 @ 6:00 p.m.
Monday, June 7, 2010 @ 5:00 p.m.

Source: Muscogee County Schools

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