Supes approve proposed budget and tax levies
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors approved to increase ad valorem tax millage rates from 121.74 mills to 123.57 mills for the next fiscal year.
Oktibbeha County is now operating with a total budget revenue of $90,290,741. The revenue the county obtains from ad valorem taxes is $41,093,398 or 45.51 percent.
The increase means residents will pay more in ad valorem taxes on their home, automobile tags, business fixtures and equipment and rental property.
“I think that the increase is reasonable based on considering all the other things going on,” President of the Board of Supervisors and District 2 Supervisor Orlando
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From left: President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Starkville Development Partnership Scott Maynard, District 3 Supervisor Marvell Howard and Vice President of the Board of Supervisors and District 1 Supervisor John Montgomery discuss providing a sign to designate public parking around the courthouse from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. during its meeting on Tuesday.