1. I am the son of a United Methodist minister who is a member of the North Georgia Conference.Consequently, my father (and the family) was reassigned about every 4 years to a new church/community.I grew up in several small towns around North Georgia.I lived in downtown Atlanta when I was single for the first few years after I married.When we had a family on the way, we decided we needed to be in a more child friendly environment.That is why we moved to Porterdale, I felt like it had the "potential ...
Porterdale council members and city employees have put their heads together and devised a possible solution to their projected $108,476 budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2010 without further cuts or a millage rate increase.
Porterdale council members and city employees have put their heads together and devised a possible solution to their projected $108,476 budget deficit in FY10 without further cuts or a millage rate increase.
"We have tried to put our heads together and look over the budget and try to find a solution that our council can live with and our taxpayers can live with," said Tom Fox, city manager.
The city of Porterdale is facing a projected budget deficit of $108,476 for fiscal year 2010 and must look at cost cutting or revenue generating options, such as layoffs or increased millage rates.
City Manager Tom Fox presented the budget dilemma to council members at a Tuesday evening work session after he spoke with County Tax Commissioner Barbara Dingler and County Chief Tax Assessor Tommy Knight earlier in the day.
A daunting task: Steve Loyd of Porterdale and his father Jack are reading House Resolution 3200 - the controversial health care reform bill making its way through Congress. Jack called Rep. Jim Marshall's (GA-8) office a few weeks ago and requested a copy of the bill. A few days later, he found six envelopes in his mailbox contain the pages of the entire bill. The document is more than 1,000 pages with the summary spanning 158 of those pages, and stacks almost 5 inches high. The text of the bill can be read and commented on online at www ...