Marietta school board to hold tax increase hearings

The Marietta Board of Education will hold three public hearings this month on a proposed tax increase.

For a $218,267 house, the proposed annual tax increase would be about $62.64.

The annual increase would be an estimated $146.52 for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $487,119.

Hearings will be 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. July 14 and 6 p.m. July 21 at Marietta City Schools Administrative Offices, 250 Howard St., Marietta.

While the millage rate will remain the same as last year’s at 17.97 mills, this rate is .752 mills more than the 17.218 rollback millage rate.