News Line for Clayton

Clayton set to raise taxes higher than expected, seeks funds from Tiger
Clayton City Council approved setting a preliminary millage rate of 8.255 in a 3-2 vote Tuesday, with Councilman Brian Panell and Councilwoman Debbie Chisholm opposing.
Source: Clayton Tribune

Clayton budget set for approval
With the deadline looming for Clayton City Council to pass a budget for fiscal year 2015, council believes it has found a formula that avoids both the over taxation city residents experienced in the years immediately prior to 2011 and the shortfalls they have experienced since 2013.
Source: Clayton Tribune

GDOT upgrades Clayton traffic signals
Drivers will soon notice a new flow to the stop and go in Clayton. New traffic signals are currently being installed at three intersections in the city. Clayton City Manager Cissy Henry said the improvements are a result of a law passed a few years ago.
Source: Clayton Tribune

Clayton opts out of consolidation plan
Rabun County’s first step toward consolidation fell through Tuesday night when Clayton City Council voted not to accept the county’s $2.75 million offer for the city’s water and sewer systems.
Source: Clayton Tribune

Clayton study pegs system at $8.2M
After completing a detailed audit of Clayton’s water and sewer systems, Lee Robertshaw told Clayton City Council Tuesday the systems had a combined value of $8.2 million.
Source: Clayton Tribune

Clayton to get audit before selling system
Mayor John Bradshaw cancelled Clayton City Council’s called meeting Tuesday hours before it was to take place for fear of another stalemated discussion on the Rabun County Board of Commissioners’ $2.75 million offer for Clayton’s water and sewer systems.
Source: Clayton Tribune