Public hearings provide glimpse at Alpharetta budget

On page 73 of Alpharetta's proposed FY 2023 Budget, the city summarizes expenditures by department. (Courtesy City of Alpharetta)

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On page 73 of Alpharetta's proposed FY 2023 Budget, the city summarizes expenditures by department. (Courtesy City of Alpharetta)

Alpharetta is currently working to evaluate the city’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget. Residents can view the full budget document at https://bit.ly/3vKGFsY.

The 200-page document includes detailed and summary information regarding operating and capital initiatives. The FY 2023 citywide budget totals $153 million.

According to a statement, the city is proposing maintaining the property tax millage rate at 5.75 mills “while providing homeowners over $5.4 million in tax savings through Alpharetta’s Homestead Property Tax Exemptions. Alpharetta’s base $45,000 homestead exemption is the largest in Georgia.”

The city will conduct three public hearings on the budget at 6:30 p.m. May 23, 11:30 a.m. June 6, and 6:30 p.m. June 6 all at City Hall, 2 Park Plaza.