Within the wide range of bills being promoted are three that, if passed, will take large bites out of Dunwoody's budget and force taxes to be raised on Dunwoody homeowners.
HB 411 Sponsored by: Brett Harrell (House District 106 - Snellville)
This bill would require that all services paid with local taxes be billed individually. In Dunwoody, that would mean that water, sewer, sanitation - county services, etc would all require separate bills to be mailed to each homeowner.
It sounds innocuous but according to past Fianancial Director Chris Pike, the administration and printing and mailing costs would result in an additional $350,000 cost to the City of Dunwoody per year.
HB 244 Sponsored by: Mary Margaret Oliver (House District 82 - Decatur)
This bill has been through several sessions and was stopped year after year by past Dunwoody legislators.
This bill will tax incorporated cities in DeKalb county in order to pay…