Mayor and Council July Work Session

The Mayor and Council will hold a work session on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 12:00pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA.  

The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss a special use permit at 401 Bankhead Hwy, discussions regarding façade color, food trucks, designated taxi locations, public comment policy, Bankhead Streetscape project, multi-family housing inspections, hotels/motels, right-of-way abandonment, millage rate, and board appointments.

The work session will be streamed via Zoom, please email hbeaver@carrollton-ga.gov for the meeting ID. A summary of the work session will be posted on the City website within 48 hours after the meeting. All agenda items are for discussion, no formal vote will occur.

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the work session.

Special Called Meeting

The Mayor and Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Monday, July 13, 2020.

The meeting will begin at 6pm at the Carrollton Downtown Amphitheater, 119 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA for the swearing-in of Councilmember-Elect Jacqulene Bridges. The meeting will then move to the 1st Floor Courtroom of the Public Safety Annex, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA for the remainder of the agenda.

The Special Called Meeting is a rescheduled Regularly Scheduled Meeting due to the 4th of July holiday. An agenda packet will be posted Friday, July 10, 2020.

The public can view the live stream of the meeting at www.carrolltonga.com > Government > Mayor & Council > Livestream the Meeting.

Public Notice: 2020 Millage Rate

The City of Carrollton hereby announces that the millage rate for the 2020 tax year will be considered for adoption at the regularly-scheduled meeting of the Mayor and City Council on August 3, 2020, at 6 pm., at 115 West Center Street, Carrollton, GA, and, as mandated by O.C.G.A. 48.5-32, do hereby publish the following presentation of the current year’s tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years and related explanatory information.

2020 DIGEST AND 5 YEAR HISTORY OF LEVY

City of Carrollton201520162017201820192020*







Real & Personal$734,348,525$858,609,264$883,723,886$909,676,926$1,058,337,616$1,116,043,960
Motor Vehicles$26,439,410$19,682,820$14,089,480$10,810,840$8,608,180$7,243,960
Mobile Homes$287,865$282,785$265,849$265,804$281,446$273,924
Gross Digest$761,075,800$878,574,869$898,079,215$920,753,570$1,067,227,242$1,123,561,844
Less M & O Exemptions$54,347,722$67,595,954$69,036,333$87,373,410$102,530,690$102,224,163
Net M & O Digest$706,728,078$810,978,915$829,042,882$833,380,160$964,696,552$1,021,337,681
Gross M & O Millage10.079.559.089.649.378.790
Less Rollbacks(5.45)(4.93)(4.48)(5.04)(4.77)(4.30)
Net M & O Millage4.624.624.604.604.604.489
Net Taxes Levied$3,265,084$3,746,723$3,813,597$3,833,549$4,437,604$4,584,785
Net Change $ Levied$15,325$481,639$66,874$19,952$604,055$147,181
Net Change %Levied.47%15%2%.52%16%3%

*Estimate provided by Tax Assessor’s Office and subject to change

Notice of Special Called Meeting

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a Special Called Meeting on Monday June15, 2020, at 4:00p.m. in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA. The purpose of the Special Called Meeting is for the Mayor & Council to enter into an Executive Session regarding Personnel and Real Estate matters. Executive Sessions and minutes to an Executive Session are not open to the public, pursuant O.C.G.A. § 50-14-2 (e)(2)(c).

Mayor and Council June Work Session

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council will hold a work session on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA.  The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss a rezoning, SPLOST Intergovernmental Agreement, ordinance discussions, courthouse parking deck and board appointments. The work session will be streamed via Zoom, please email hbeaver@carrollton-ga.gov for the meeting ID. A summary of the work session will be posted on the City website within 48 hours after the meeting. All agenda items are for discussion, no formal vote will occur. 

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the work session.

Budget Summary Notice

A copy of the proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget scheduled for submission to the Mayor and Council is available for inspection at the office of the City Manager located at City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA.

The Mayor and Council will conduct a public hearing regarding the proposed FY 2020-2021 Budget at their special called meeting June 8, 2020 at 6:00pm in the 1st Floor Courtroom, 115 West Center Street, Carrollton GA 30117. All interested persons wishing to be heard on the budget are invited to appear. 

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the meeting.

CITY OF CARROLLTON GENERAL FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Ad Valorem Tax $ 4,825,000                              
Sales Tax                                        $ 4,400,000                              
Franchise Fees                               $ 2,685,000           
Intergovernmental Revenues         $ 8,977,113                  
Fines & Forfeitures                         $ 1,000,000                  
Insurance Premium Tax                  $ 1,900,000                  
Occupation License Tax                 $ 1,400,000                  
Miscellaneous Income                    $    486,936                  
Other Tax Revenue                         $    915,000                 
Licenses and Permits                     $    525,000                  
Charges for Service                        $  1,458,445
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 28,572,494

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Police                                              $ 8,509,445
Fire                                                  $ 6,074,113                                              Recreation/Cultural Arts                 $ 6,495,883                                         Streets/Engineering                        $ 2,171,439                                 
General Administration                   $ 3,990,283                                              Community Development               $ 1,031,296                                             
Other Programs/Services                $    300,035
TOTAL EXPENDITURES        $ 28,572,494

CITY OF CARROLLTON WATER AND SEWER FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Water Fees                                     $ 8,830,000                              
Sewer Fees                                    $ 5,500,000                              
Water & Sewer Taps                       $    700,000           
Other Fees / Miscellaneous           $ 1,130,000                  
Fund Balance Allocation                $ 1,990,433
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 18,150,433

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   General Operations                        $    360,490
Water Filter Plant                            $3,741,624                                            Systems Upkeep                            $ 3,416,267                                         Wastewater Treatment Plant          $ 3,373,859                                           
Water Support / Meters                  $    583,534                                           
Debt Service                                   $    585,880                                            Facilities Maintenance                    $    839,112
Intergovernmental                           $ 5,249,667
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 18,150,433

CITY OF CARROLLTON SANITATION FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Garbage / Landfill Fees                 $ 4,980,000                              
Interest Income                              $    4,000                              
Fund Balance Allocation                $ 1,057,357           
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 6,041,357

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Operation and Maintenance          $ 3,789,491
Intergovernmental                          $ 2,251,866
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 6,041,357

CITY OF CARROLLTON HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Service Revenue / Member Dues    $ 3,000                                      
Interest Income                                $    500                                      
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 3,500

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Maintenance & Operations              $  3,500
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 3,500

CITY OF CARROLLTON HOTEL / MOTEL TAX FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Hotel / Motel Tax                            $ 700,000                                              
TOTAL REVENUES                   $ 700,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Appropriations to Other Agencies/ $ 700,000
Tourism / Product Development
TOTAL EXPENDITURES         $ 700,000

CITY OF CARROLLTON DRUG SEIZURE FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                       
Seized Funds                                  $ 100,000                                 
TOTAL REVENUES                    $ 100,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Maintenance & Operations             $ 100,000
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 100,000

CITY OF CARROLLTON LOCAL TRANSPORTATION FUND
FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021

REVENUES:                                                                        
Fund Balance                                 $ 350,000                                 
TOTAL REVENUES                  $ 350,000

EXPENDITURES:                                                                                                   Street Repaving / Repair                $ 350,000
TOTAL EXPENDITURES          $ 350,000

Mayor and Council Meeting Canceled & Rescheduled

The City of Carrollton Mayor and Council regularly scheduled meeting for Monday, June 1, 2020 has been canceled and rescheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 at 6:00pm. The rescheduled meeting will be held in the 1st Floor Courtroom of the Public Safety Annex, 115 W Center Street, Carrollton, GA

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the meeting.

Mayor and Council May Work Session

The Mayor and Council will hold a work session on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall, 315 Bradley Street, Carrollton, GA. 

 The purpose of the Work Session is to discuss a rezoning, a Special Use Permit, Main Street District boundary expansion, board appointments, employee handbook and the FY20-21 Budget. An executive session regarding real estate matters is also on the agenda.

In an effort to uphold CDC protocols regarding public gatherings, we request that the public call the telephone number posted at the meeting site. A summary of the meeting discussion will be posted on the City website within 48 hours after the meeting. All agenda items are for discussion, no formal vote will occur.

Anyone requiring special needs should contact Faith Pullen at City Hall at 770-830-2000 or fpullen@carrollton-ga.gov prior to the work session.

Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The regularly scheduled Planning Commission Meeting for April 14, 2020 and the Special Called Planning and Commission Meeting scheduled for April 15, 2020 has been canceled.

The Special Called Planning Commission meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020 has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Tuesday May 12, 2020. 

For more information, please contact Erica Studdard at (770) 830-2000 or estuddard@carrollton-ga.gov