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The Local Agenda: Hall shuffles its calendar

POSTED: August 26, 2014 12:09 a.m.

The Hall County Board of Commissioners has canceled its 6 p.m. Thursday voting session. Its work session typically held at 3 p.m. Monday also was canceled.

The next work session will be 3 p.m. Sept. 8 and meeting 6 p.m. Sept. 11, both held on the second floor of the Hall County Government Center, 2875 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville.

Hall offices to close Labor Day

Hall County’s administrative offices, courts, community centers and libraries will be closed Monday for Labor Day.

Trash compactor sites will be open, but the landfill will be closed.

Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden advised in a news release from the county that those with delinquent property tax and scheduled for the Tuesday tax sale make their payment by 5 p.m. Friday since the office will be closed Monday. Personal checks are not accepted for those payments.

City Council to discuss tax rate

The Gainesville City Council is set to discuss a rollback of the tax rate for the city and city school system at its 9 a.m. Thursday work session.

The rollback means the city is remaining tax neutral, lowering the rate taxpayers must pay but still drawing the same revenue because of increasing property values.

The work session is held in Room 301 of the Administration Building at 300 Henry Ward Way, Gainesville.


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