RECAP: Cobb County Commission Chairman Tim Lee Delivers Cobb State of the County Address

(Photo Credit: Marietta Daily Journal)
Cobb County Commission Chairman Tim Lee delivered his annual Cobb State of the County address Monday at the Cobb Chamber’s First Monday Breakfast. Chairman Lee highlighted how Cobb County has and continues to make great strides to improve the lives of its residents, provide an attractive economic climate and to manage its finances effectively. Among his highlights, he noted that:
  • Millage rates have been lowered and are expected to continue to decrease
  • The County’s reserves, often known as its rainy-day fund, increased 15% last year to $48.8 million
  • Cobb County maintained its AAA bond rating for its 17th consecutive year, allowing the County to negotiate some key agreements
  • In cooperation with all of Cobb’s cities, the County will revise it’s comprehensive transportation plan in 2014
  • Investment levels have returned to pre-recession levels

To view Chairman Lee’s speech, Click HERE.

To read the Marietta Daily Journal’s coverage of this event, click HERE.