Property tax scoreboard for Fayette, Coweta governments


Local governments mostly want more of your tax money

Will increase tax:

• Fayetteville: 12.91 percent increase.

• Fayette County Board of Education: 9 percent increase.

• Coweta County Commission: 6.7 percent increase in cities, 8.6 percent increase in unincorporated areas.

• Coweta County Board of Education: 3.4 percent increase.

The jury is still out, uncertain:

• Peachtree City on July 20 proposed a small rollback with a tax hike of about 7 percent. But at the Aug. 3 meeting, staff recommended a full rollback, meaning no tax increase. Yet to be decided.

• Tyrone Town Council on Aug. 2 proposed a budget calling for a tax increase of 10.82 percent, Mayor Eric Dial said a rollback was also being considered. Yet to be decided.

Will roll back millage rate to produce no tax increase:

• Fayette County Commission, as announced June 27.