State of Chamblee? Lower millage, bigger surplus

February 22, 2012

By Rebecca Chase Williams, Dunwoody Crier

In his third annual state of the city address, delivered to the Chamblee Business Association Thursday, Mayor Eric Clarkson had a lot of good news to talk about, from being able to lower the millage rate to giving employees a pay raise.

“Things look great in Chamblee,” said Clarkson. The mayor praised what he called a “strong, effective and committed city council” that reduced the city millage rate from 7.95 to 7.40 mills. With a budget surplus of $3.5 million, Clarkson said he would like the council to reduce the millage again this year, “to get closer to six mills.”

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