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Statesboro city manager proposes 5% employee raise, 2-mill tax hike
Penny says budget could be balanced without millage increase, but would erode balance
Penny at meeting
AL HACKLE/Staff Statesboro City Manager Charles Penny talks to the mayor and City Council during a Tuesday afternoon, May 9, budget work session.
Citing inflation in costs and increased competition in the job market, Statesboro City Manager Charles W. Penny has proposed a 5% across-the-board raise for the city government’s employees and a 2-mill increase in its property tax rate.
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