GAINESVILLE - Gainesville property owners will be getting their tax bills in the mail this week.<br />
The first of the split billing was mailed today, according to Dee Dee Stephens, City Tax Coordinator. Those bills will be due on September 2.<br />
Residents who have changed their name, change in assessed value or exemption from this year to last year will not receive their bill in the first billing.<br />
The city mailed out 7,924 bills in the amount of $9,863,149.90 (city portion $3,061,367.04 and school portion $6,801,782.86). <br />
This year, there are several ways to pay the tax bill. "On-line payments can be made by going to www.gainesville.org then clicking on the 'Payment' tab at the top. Bills can also be paid in person at 300 Henry Ward Way, first floor Gainesville Administration Building or mailed to P. O. Box 2496, Gainesville, GA 30503," Stephens said in a press release.<br />
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
With two-thirds of Hall County’s population living south of Oakwood (according to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) the South Hall Business Coalition wanted to hear from Sheriff Gerald Couch and tour the new Sheriff’s Office headquarters building that opened in their part of the county in November 2014.