Wheel tax vote ahead

Council chooses highest rate; says it wont amount to much The Rochester Sentinel By Wesley Dehne, Staff Writer 5/21/15 Fulton County Council hopes to start collecting on Jan. 1 a wheel tax and excise surtax to help cover road repair and maintenance expenses. That would generate as much as $738,351 a year, which is very little compared to what the county needs, council members said. The council received little opposition from the public Tuesday as it discussed the taxes. It chose to implement the highest taxes it can. They will … Continue reading