The City of Aiken officially opened Tax Books for collection of 2017 Property Taxes on November 1, 2017. The City of Aiken Millage Rate for 2017 will be 62 Mills.
Correction: The August water bills were printed with a due date of August 10th. As always, the water bills are due on the 20th of each month. Since the 20th falls on a Sunday, bills are due in our office by 5:00 PM August 21st with no late fee. We apologize for this error.
AIKEN – The City of Aiken’s preferred development team for Downtown has proposed a construction timeline calling for the disposal of surplus City property and the renovation and expansion of the historic Municipal building as approved by the citizens in a 2010 referendum be under construction as early as this Fall.
Aiken City Council will meet Monday June 12, to consider a FY 2018 budget that bolsters the City’s efforts to protect the health, lives, property and safety of Aiken citizens through large investments in law enforcement and infrastructure. Despite the emphasis on these priorities, spending in the operations portion of the budget remains flat and the budget requires no property tax millage increase.
Food trucks are back on the agenda for the City of Aiken Planning Commission. The commission will invite public comment Tuesday, June 13, on a proposed measure governing when and how food trucks can operate in the City.
AIKEN – As the City of Aiken embarks on an aggressive effort addressing long-neglected infrastructure, the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has awarded the City a $500,000 grant to support that effort.