The Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Savannah will be accepting applications for appointment(s) and reappointment(s) to the following Boards, Commissions and Authorities: Civil Service, Downtown Savannah Authority, Ethics, Historic District Authority of Review, Housing Authority of Savannah, Savannah Hospitality Authority, and Savannah Zoning Board of Appeals. Applications can be found on the City’s website: www.savannahga.gov/boards and will be accepted beginning Thursday,
Alderman Durrence will host a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, December 20th at 6:30 p.m. in the Bryan Room at the Savannah Civic Center. The Town Hall Meeting will focus on the proposed 2018 City of Savannah budget. Click here to review the Budget-in-Brief.
Why is the City of Savannah considering a fire service fee as a way to fund fire services?
Charging a user fee for fire services (as opposed to increasing property taxes) is a more equitable way to fund Savannah Fire Rescue since it spreads the cost to all properties that benefit from the service, including tax exempt properties. Customers would pay according to the cost burden their property puts on Savannah Fire Rescue, not according to their property value. What are the b