A rise in property taxes, a reduction in emergency services and layoffs could take place if 15 cities in negotiations with Fulton County cannot keep their respective local option sales tax revenue, city officials said at a Wednesday town hall.
Voters cited concerns that loss of Local Option Sales Tax dollars would cut services, raise property taxes
The 15 cities of Fulton County this morning presented its plan for renewing the Local Option Sales Tax for the next 10 years in open session while county officials argued its case to the mediator behind closed doors.
Read Mayor Avery's interview with the South Fulton Neighbor and learn more about how the City of Fairburn is working to "Refresh, Rebrand, Renew."
The City of Fairburn mourns the loss of our beloved Sergeant Jean-Harold Astree.
Fairburn’s Main Street Program has been designated as an affiliate Main Street program.
The 15 Cities are united in opposition to the County Board of Commissioners desire to increase the County’s share of Local Option Sales Tax (L.O.S.T.).
Mayor Avery shares the City’s exciting vision to Refresh, Rebrand, and Renew Fairburn’s future.
City of Fairburn Council Meetings will return to in-person meetings on Monday, May 9, 2022 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Doors to the Council Chambers will open to the public at 5:30pm. Hand sanitizer and face masks will be available.
On Monday, May 2, 2022, all City facilities, including City Hall, opened to the public for in-person services. The City will return to in-person Council meetings on Monday, May 9, 2022. All City of Fairburn boards, commissions, committees, and bodies will return to in-person meetings. High touch areas in City buildings will be sanitized frequently during the day to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Hand sanitizer will be available in all high traffic areas.
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