BJ Mathis has spent our county into fiscal danger.The current budget has a $10 milliondeficit. She is already proposing a major property tax increase to cover her proposeddeficit spending -- and we face even larger deficits on the horizon.Against all advice,Mathis forced through a $17 million purchase of Clayton County’sTaraAirfield--creatingamassivemulti-milliondollardeficit.She’sledonaspendingbingeof$60milliononlandpurchasesalone,includinga$22milliongolfcourse.Wecan’taffordBJ Mathis.In addition to the new property tax increase, Mathis pushed for an increase in HenryCounty’s excise taxes from 5% to 8% in 2010.As our new County Chairman,Tommy Smith will oppose all tax increases.Closed door meetings. Special favors for developers and board appointees.Purchasing an airport at the request of Mathis’ biggest donor. Hiring a fellowcommissioner as county manager.It’s time to put an end to the corruption and lack of transparency we see on theCounty Commission. As our new Chairman,Tommy Smith will lead to raise ethicsstandards and prevent closed door meetings.BJ Mathis has been a regional activist trying to pass the TSPLOST tax increasedownourthroats.Byallaccounts,theTSPLOSTwillhavevirtuallyzeroeffectontraffic-- yet will increase our taxes again.Tommy Smith opposesTSPLOST.It’s time to force a reorganization of the GeorgiaDOT first!
TOMMY SMITH FOR CH
NO More Tax Incre
NO on TSPLOST.NO MoreTaxIncreases.End The Corruption.
Atlanta Journal Constitution 2/12/1
“BoardAppointee pleads guilty tocharges related to property sale tocounty. Henry State Court 12SR1548”
Henry County CommissionersVote to Increase Millage Rate
Henry County Commission Minutes 7/17/12
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