The Hinesville City Council pleased taxpayers Thursday by holding the millage rate steady at 9.5 mills and adopting a balanced $38.9 million budget for fiscal year 2011. The city’s general fund was adjusted to $19,637,987.
The council had sent an initial draft budget back to committee for revision on Nov. 4. Council members were opposed to a previous recommendation to raise property taxes to 10 mills and also did not want to implement six furlough days for city employees.
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