The FY 2020/2021 annual budgets for the city include an $8,657,180 General Fund, $2,630,608 for the city’s SPLOST Fund, $922,086 Capital Projects Fund, $1,000 Confiscated Assets Fund, $21,600 Tax Allocation District Fund, and $78,100 School Zone Safety Fund.
The new budget will fund the addition of online payment capabilities for permits, inspections, and other city services. An enhanced, online budget information portal will also be available. Two full-time staff positions will be added: one police officer and one information technology manager. A part-time planning intern will also be added to assist with increasing demands for plan review and site inspections in the planning department.