The Putnam County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 1.73 percent for the incorporated area and 5.12 percent for the unincorporated area.  All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the County Administration Building, 117 Putnam Drive, Eatonton, GA on September 8, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the County Administration Building, 117 Putnam Drive, Eatonton, GA on August 31, 2017 11:00 a.m. and August 31, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Incorporated area:

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 8.999 mills for the incorporated area of the County, an increase of .153 mill.  Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 8.846 mills.  The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $200,000 is approximately $10.71 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $150,000 is approximately $9.18.

Unincorporated area:

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 8.701 mills for the unincorporated area of the County, an increase of .424 mill.  Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 8.277 mills.  The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $200,000 is approximately $29.68 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $150,000 is approximately $25.44.

2018 Proposed Budget

Mill Rate – 5 Year History of Levy

Proposed Budget Ad