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Community Notice

 

**After sending out the second half of the 2021 Tax Bills, the Town of Thunderbolt has realized there is an error in the billing.  In order to fix this error, new corrected tax bills are being reissued.  We anticipate them being out by

October 11, 2021.**

 

PLEASE REPORT SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY BY CALLING 911

TOGETHER WE CAN KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE!

REMEMBER TO REMOVE VALUABLES FROM YOUR VEHICLE AND LOCK YOUR DOORS

 

 

Town of Thunderbolt Mayor and Council adopted a new Utility Rate Schedule in the November 2020 Council meeting. The new utility rates take effect on the February 2021 billing for the January 2021 usage. Please click here to view the new utility rates.

 

NOTICE

Town of Thunderbolt in Chatham County, Georgia

The Town of Thunderbolt has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 3.08% over the rollback rate.  Pursuant to requirements of the O.C.G.A. 48-5-32 does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest for the past five years.

 

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at the Town Hall Building, 2821 River Drive, Thunderbolt GA, on the following dates:

 

August  04, 2021 at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM  -  August 11, 2021 at 6:30 PM

 

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 6.132 mills, an increase of .183 mills.  Without the tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 5.949 mills.  The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $18, and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $250,000 is approximately $46.

CURRENT YEAR 2021 TAX DIGEST AND FIVE YEAR HISTORY OF LEVY
   2016   2017   2018   2019   2020   2021 
Real and Personal          97,401,835        101,499,605        105,270,684        108,924,386        108,985,429        114,034,656
Motor Vehicles           2,313,760           1,618,250           1,238,330           1,019,580              817,620              638,830
Mobile Homes              413,800              422,560              452,045              468,680              440,080              455,040
Timber                        -                        -                        -                        -                        -                        -
Heavy duty equipment                        -                        -                        -                        -                 2,735                        -
Gross Digest      100,129,395     103,540,415      106,961,059     110,412,646     110,245,864      115,128,526
             
Less: M&O Exemptions          (3,726,942)          (3,827,085)          (4,476,069)          (4,525,535)          (4,706,906)          (5,378,581)
Net M&O Digest        96,402,453       99,713,330      102,484,990     105,887,111     105,538,958      109,749,945
             
Gross M&O Millage                12.654                12.584                12.514                12.142                12.280                12.081
Less: Rollbacks                  6.366                 6.218                  6.148                 5.994                 6.132                  5.949
Net M&O Millage                 6.288                6.366                 6.366                6.148                6.148                 6.132
Net Taxes Levied             606,179            634,775             652,419            650,994            648,854             672,987
             
Total Value        93,674,893       97,672,520      100,794,615     104,398,851     104,278,523      108,656,075
Total Taxes Levied             596,334            621,783             619,685            641,844            639,436             666,279
Net Taxes $ Increase                    190              25,449               (2,098)              22,159              (2,408)               24,133
Net Taxes % Increase/(Decrease) 0.03% 4.20% -0.33% 3.40% -0.37% 3.72%

Thunderbolt Town Hall Hours

Town Hall Hours are Monday thru Friday from 8 am to 5 pm

 
Important Contact Information

(Please leave a message if no one answers and someone will return your call)

 

Start or Stop Water Service                                  kspaulding@thunderboltga.org

Utility Services                                                       912-354-5533

                                                                                 912-629-4654

                                                                                 912-346-9639

Monthly bills may be paid online through the Town website (www.thunderboltga.org) with a debit or credit card. Payments may be dropped off at Town Hall in the drop box provided (located in front of Town Hall to the right of the parking lot). Payments may also be sent by mail.

Trash Service Issue                                               912-964-2000

                                                                                Atlantic Waste

Business License                                                  912-629-4655

                                                                                ddenion@thunderboltga.org

 

Permits                                                                    912-629-4655

                                                                                 ddenion@thunderboltga.org

 

Building Inspections                                             614-206-6182

                                                                                rdf-pe@comcast.net

 

Planning and Zoning                                            912-629-4655

                                                                               ddenion@thunderboltga.org

 

Property Tax                                                           912-629-4655

                                                                                ddenion@thunderboltga.org 

 

Police (Non-Emergency)                                      912-652-6500

 

Police Reports                                                       912-629-4660

                                                                                jbogachoff@thunderboltga.org

 

Municipal Court                                                     912-651-3852

                                                                                912-629-4669       

                                                                                yhaynes@thunderboltga.org          

 

Fire Department (Non-Emergency)                       912-354-3892

 

Public Works                                                          912-346-9639

 

Información de contacto importante

(Deje un mensaje si nadie responde y alguien le devolverá la llamada)

Iniciar o detener el servicio de agua                     kspaulding@thunderboltga.org

Servicios públicos                                                  912-354-5533

                                                                                  912-629-4654

                                                                                  912-346-9639

                                                                                 

Las facturas mensuales se pueden pagar en línea a través del sitio web de la Ciudad (www.thunderboltga.org) con una tarjeta de débito o crédito. Los pagos se pueden dejar en el Ayuntamiento en el buzón provisto (ubicado frente al Ayuntamiento a la derecha del estacionamiento).

Servicio de basura número                                   912-964-2000

                                                                                 Residuos del Atlántico

Licencia comercial                                                 912-629-4655

                                                                                 ddenion@thunderboltga.org

Permisos                                                                 912-629-4655

                                                                                 ddenion@thunderboltga.org

Inspecciones de construcción                              614-206-6182

                                                                                  rdf-pe@comcast.net

Planificación y zonificación                                   912-629-4655

                                                                                  ddenion@thunderboltga.org

Impuesto a la propiedad                                        912-629-4655

                                                                                 ddenion@thunderboltga.org

Policía (no de emergencia)                                    912-652-6500

Informes policiales                                                 912-629-4660

                                                                                  jbogachoff@thunderboltga.org

Juzgado municipal                                                 912-651-3852

                                                                                 912-629-4669

                                                                                   yhaynes@thunderboltga.org  

Departamento de bomberos (no de emergencia) 912-354-3892

Obras públicas                                                       912-346-9639

** Las fechas de corte de agosto de 2020 del 13 y 27 se han reprogramado. Comuníquese con el Tribunal Municipal para obtener más información.

               

 

For current information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the CDC website at 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

                                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Town Hall
2821 River Drive
Thunderbolt, GA 31404
8am-5pm
(912) 354-5533

Municipal Court
8am-5pm
(912) 629-4667

Police Department
8am-5pm
(912) 354-3818

Police After Hours
(912) 652-6500
*Ask for Thunderbolt Officer

Chatham County
Animal Control

(912) 652-6575

Chatham County
Emergency Managemen
t
(912) 201-4500
www.chathamemergency.org

Town Information Line
(912) 651-3855
Citizens can call our
Town Information Line
to get communication information, updates on projects, or scheduled water shut offs notices.

Latest News!

  • Utility Billing Online Payments Available! Click Here 
  • New Sanitation Rates effective on March 2020 Billing
  • Check out the Conservation and Storm Water links under the Community tab for additional conservation information!