With the creation of the city of Brookhaven, the remaining residents of DeKalb are facing a 5% across the board reduction in service.
Property taxes could be raised as much as 11.4%, in addition to the 26% tax increase in 2011. That's 37% increase in property taxes in one year alone, not including the tax increases coming from the school system to make up for a 85 million dollar deficit.
Any thoughts of cost of living raises or improved equipment are out the door. Some of us will be lucky to have a job.
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