Thursday, April 18, 2024

Oconee County Town Hall Meeting Starts With Explanation Of Items On May 21 Ballot But Quickly Turns To Discussion Of Library

***Supporters Of Library Dominate Meeting***

Oconee County Commission Chair John Daniell on Tuesday evening started yet another Town Hall Meeting with a review of the efforts he and fellow commissioners have made to increase the county’s homestead exemptions and expand property tax relief for seniors.

Those efforts will increase the size of the homestead exemption from $2,000 to $5,000 in 2025 and to $10,000 in 2035, add an additional $10,000 exemption for those 75 years old and older, and freeze property tax assessments automatically for those 65 years old and older.