Supes approve proposed budget and tax...

Supes approve proposed budget and tax levies

There are 1 comment on the Starkville Daily News story from Sep 13, 2017, titled Supes approve proposed budget and tax levies. In it, Starkville Daily News reports that:

The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved to increase ad valorem tax millage rates from 121.74 mills to 123.57 mills for the next fiscal year.a Oktibbeha County is now operating with a total budget revenue of $90,290,741. The revenue the county obtains from ad valorem taxes is $41,093,398 or 45.51 percent.a The increase means residents will pay more in ad valorem taxes on their home, automobile tags, business fixtures and equipment and rental property.a "I think that the increase is reasonable based on considering all the other things going on," President of the Board of Supervisors and District 2 Supervisor Orlando Trainer said.

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DeLynn Willard

Jackson, MS

#1 Sep 17, 2017
What things are happening in Oktibbeha County? Aside from isn't it FIVE bridges being closed after ignored warnings from M.D.O.T. roads in horrible disrepair, a major road in your district that has the traffic spread all along it, not in one cluster to be paved but the B.O.S. consistently disregards. The B.O.S. continuously spending millions of our hard earned tax dollars on report after report attempting to get what you want, O.C.H. sold! For this we get the "opportunity" to pay more taxes. STOP blowing our tax dollars on unlimited contracts with the most expensive legal firm in the state. Since returning I have seen no great changes, no vast improvements. Please, do tell us, your constituents who put the five of you into office what wonderful is happening that warrants raising our taxes. I am waiting....

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