DeKalb County, GA, June 2, 2015 – by The Post Reports – DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May presented his 2015 mid-year budget recommendations to the Board of Commissioners (BOC) Tuesday morning during the BOC Committee of the Whole meeting. May’s recommendations include a tax rate decrease – the first adjustment downward in eleven years (since 2004).
According to ICEO May, the budget includes an increase in the budgetary reserve, body cameras for police officers, and an increase in funding for firefighters and sheriff deputies.
“An economic recovery is underway in DeKalb County, which has had a positive impact on our tax digest,” said Interim CEO May. “We are in a great position to fund our critical needs in addition to offering relief to the taxpayers of DeKalb County.”