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Finding a certified, experienced locksmith is no easy task. Sure, dozens of companies out there will dispatch an indifferent “technician” that offers “quick” solutions when you lose your keys. But when it comes to protecting your home and your business, cheap locks and part-time contractors just won’t cut it. Arrowhead Lock & Safe stands out as the most trusted name in security solutions and products in Georgia in an industry known for poor service and mediocre locksmiths.

Established in 1973, Arrowhead Lock & Safe is a locally owned locksmith and control access firm. Having protected homeowners and business professionals in metro Alpharetta for decades, we have built our reputation on exemplary service and the highest quality security products available. Unlike other locksmith companies, we carry all of the major brands that you know and trust to protect your family and your business, including:

  • Medeco
  • Arrow
  • Schlage
  • Keymark
  • Kwikset
  • Mul-T-Lock,
  • Sargent
  • Baldwin

As a comprehensive locksmith repair center and dealer, we also own an on-site lock shop to serve our clients better. That way, we can assist with your day-to-day needs like re-keying, cutting keys, and repairing locks. So whether you’re looking for a brand-new security platform for your business or simply need a new set of keys for your storage unit, we are here to help. Our goal is to exceed your expectations with every service we offer.

Here are just a few reasons why customers choose Arrowhead Lock & Safe:

  • Our residential and commercial locksmiths in Alpharetta are bonded, licensed, insured, and ready to work hard.
  • Every professional locksmith is vetted via interviews and background checks.
  • We offer a wide range of locksmith services, from simple fixes to multi-step security system installations.
  • We carry a huge stock of premium, name-brand security hardware.
  • Our prices are affordable, and our quotes are 100% free of charge.
  • We aim to go the extra mile for ALL of our customers. It’s just the way we do business!

Residential Locksmith Services: Keeping Your Home and Family Safe

Though home appraisers may disagree, the value of your home isn’t defined by the four walls and roofs that cover a property. The real value of your home lies within those walls where your family eats, sleeps, and plays. When it comes to the safety of your family and the security of your valuables, having quality locks installed on your home is paramount. When your home has lackluster locks and minimal protection, the things that you hold closest to your heart are at risk.

That is why having a dependable residential locksmith in Alpharetta is so important – to ensure that your home is protected and that your family is safe from intruders. When you have problems with the locks on your home, you need a solution quickly. When you call Arrowhead Lock & Safe, know that our locksmiths will work efficiently and tirelessly until your home is secure. Whether your home’s locks need to be repaired or you need to consult with us about an integrated security system, our skilled locksmiths are available when you need them the most.

We offer a variety of residential locksmith services to preserve your peace of mind seven days a week, 365 days a year:

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Re-Keying Services

Does your home have a complicated lock setup that requires you to use different keys for different doors? Perhaps a former babysitter still has a key to your home. Whatever your reasons, our team of seasoned locksmiths will come to your home, re-key your locks in an efficient manner, and leave you feeling more secure in your house.

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New Lock Installation

Your home is only as safe as the locks that you have on your doors. As your locks age or when you are the victim of a security threat, you may feel that it’s time to install new locks on the doors of your home. This can be long, laborious, and complicated for the average homeowner. For that reason, many clients trust Arrowhead Lock & Safe to handle the hard work for them. When you arrange for new lock installation, one of our experienced residential locksmiths will come to your home and install new locks on your doors. Once we’re done, we’ll make sure your family has enough keys to open your new locks.

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High-Security Lock Installation

If you are a homeowner who has experienced a break-in or want to take additional steps to secure your assets, high-security locks are a great solution. We offer a wide variety of locks from a plethora of major brands. We are fully equipped to meet your needs, whether you’re interested in more traditional lock systems with high key differs or pry resistant lock technology.

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Access Control System Installation:

If you feel like you need an extra layer security and want to make sure that only certain individuals have access to your home, an access control system is a great solution to your problem. Whether you are interested in electronic or magnetic locks or have been looking to install a password-protected system, our team of experts can help. Contact our office today for a free consultation to learn more about your access control system options in Georgia.

Commercial Locksmith Services: Protecting Your Customers and Your Business

If you are a business owner in Georgia, you have the weighty responsibility of protecting your patrons and securing your businesses’ assets. The most common way for entrepreneurs to keep their business safe is by having a commercial locksmith in Alpharetta install quality, reliable locks on every entry point of your storefront. But, unfortunately, many business owners take the least amount of effort necessary when it comes to protecting their business.

Whether you own several franchise locations or have a single storefront, it only takes one break-in to make you realize the importance of installing high-quality locks for your commercial property. Sadly, at that point, it’s too late – your ability to provide for your family and pay your bills has been compromised. For that reason alone, it’s always better to be proactive about your businesses’ security rather than reactive.

At Arrowhead Lock & Safe, our commercial door lock services are designed to ensure that your assets and your customers are protecting 24-hours a day, seven days a week. We will always take the time to walk you through your options, explaining the pros and cons of each security solution so that you can make an informed decision. With a wide range of security offerings and a reliable team of commercial locksmith experts on your side, choosing the right security setup is easy, efficient, and affordable.

Here are just a few of the commercial services we offer, all set up and installed by a certified, highly-trained commercial locksmith in Alpharetta:

Commercial Door Locks

Installing high-quality door locks for your business is one of the best ways to protect your assets and your commercial property. At Arrowhead Lock & Safe, we offer many commercial door lock options from the best brands in our industry. From reliable maintenance service on your current Grade 3 locks to new Grade 1 commercial door lock installation, our team of commercial locksmiths is ready to help.

Commercial Door Lock Repair

If your businesses’ locks are old and need proper maintenance or corrective repair services, it’s always best to work with a team of experts. From re-keying services to fixing stuck or broken locks, our commercial locksmiths are only a phone call away.

Alarm Systems

Commercial alarms for businesses are more complex than their residential relatives, and for a good reason. Our cutting-edge alarm systems are great for preventing and interrupting break-ins, notifying the authorities, and act as an important addition to any business that wants enhanced security.

Security Cameras

A commercial-grade CCTV system installed by Arrowhead Lock & Safe allows you to monitor all activities that take place under your businesses’ roof. Having security cameras installed around your business gives you added peace of mind and evidence for the police if a break-in occurs. Having visible security cameras can also help deter criminals and prevent suspicious activity from ever taking place. With remote monitoring capability on your smart device, you can check in on your storefront any time of the night or day, from just about any location.

Access Control Systems

Having the ability to control every one of your businesses’ locks is a proactive, cost-efficient way to protect your customers and your assets. With a commercial-grade control access system from Arrowhead Lock & Safe, business owners can easily restrict certain areas within their store, prevent physical key duplication, record entry history, and even simplify employee turnover.

Commercial Door Installation

Entryways can be especially vulnerable, but Arrowhead Lock and Safe know how to select and install the best doors for your business. When you add remote control access features, business owners can open other structures like motorized fences, large parking gates, and even barriers.

ANSI Door Lock Grades Explained

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) grading system was developed years ago to standardize a testing procedure to measure the durability and strength of a door lock. This grading system applies to both residential and commercial door locks. Composed of three different grades, the ANSI grading system gives homeowners and business owners a good idea of lock quality and reliability. ANSI examines six different qualities to determine a lock’s grade:

  • Strength Cycles – How many uses a lock can withstand before a replacement lock is needed)
  • Operational – This refers to a door’s ability to latch when it is closed
  • Security – The effectiveness of the lock’s security
  • Material – What kind of material is the lock made of?
  • Finish – Satin, nickel-plated, bronze, etc.

Grade 1 Locks

These locks offer the highest level of security and are most often used by institutions like hospitals, schools, and even museums. These locks also have the highest life expectancy, though they can be much more complex and require an expert residential or commercial locksmith in cityname to install. In today’s day and age, many more homeowners are opting for Grade 1 locks (like electronic locks) for the most peace of mind. This classification of lock must hold up against 800,000 cycles, six door strikes and a 360-pound weight test.

Grade 2 Locks

These locks are great for residential areas with more foot traffic, like a door that leads to an apartment complex or suite of rooms. These locks can also suffice for small businesses that need a higher level of security than Grade 3 locks. Use these locks when you want to secure access to areas with valuable equipment or sensitive documents. This classification of lock requires 400,000 cycles, four door strikes, and a 250-pound weight test.

Grade 3 Locks

This grade of lock is best suited for residential purposes and is considered standard door hardware. This kind of lock is the least expensive and should never be used in a high-traffic area like a lobby or storefront. However, these locks would be suitable for areas without much foot traffic like storage closets or areas without expensive merchandise. Because these locks are easiest to bypass, consider upgrading your Grade 3 locks with anti-bump and anti-pick technology. This classification of lock requires 200,000 lock cycles, two door strikes, and a 150-pound weight test.

Protect Your Home or Business Today

A famous animator and movie director once said: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” This quote rings especially true when it comes to protecting your home or business with the best security solutions in Georgia. If you’re worried about the safety of your family or the wealth that you have worked so hard to create, contact our office today at 404-351-4331 for a free consultation. When you trust Arrowhead Lock & Safe, you can rest easy knowing your most precious belongings are safe and secure.

Latest News in Alpharetta

This Is The Fastest Growing City In Georgia

2021-07-25 The U.S. population growth rate hit its lowest level since the Great Depression, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Over the past decade, the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic slowed immigration as well as caused many Americans to hold off on having kids. Population growth did not stagnate everywhere in the U.S., however. In fact, in nearly every state at least one major metro area reported a faster population growth rate from 2010 to 2020 than the comparable national rate of 6.7%. To determine the fastest...

2021-07-25

The U.S. population growth rate hit its lowest level since the Great Depression, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Over the past decade, the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic slowed immigration as well as caused many Americans to hold off on having kids.

Population growth did not stagnate everywhere in the U.S., however. In fact, in nearly every state at least one major metro area reported a faster population growth rate from 2010 to 2020 than the comparable national rate of 6.7%.

To determine the fastest growing city in each state, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed population data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Population and Housing Estimates Program. Metropolitan areas were ranked based on total population change from 2010 to 2020.

While all but one state had at least one major metro area with a growing population over the past decade, the states with the biggest booming metro areas were primarily concentrated in the South and the West.

Still, there were 11 states where not a single metro area reported population growth even on par with the U.S. rate. Population growth in these cities was slower than the U.S. rate. Eight of those states were in the Northeast.

The fastest growing city in Georgia is the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta metro area. Its population grew by 15.2% from 2010 to 2020 to 6,087,762 residents. During that same time, the population of Georgia grew by 10.5%, and the U.S. population increased by 6.7%.

Economic opportunity often drives population changes, and most of the fastest growing cities in each state have relatively high incomes compared to the state as a whole. The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta metro area has a median annual household income of $71,742, well above Georgia's median of $61,980.

To determine the fastest growing city in each state, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed population data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Population and Housing Estimates Program. Metropolitan areas were ranked based on total population change from 2010 to 2020. Data on the components of population growth — births, deaths, international and domestic migration — also came from the PEP program. Supplemental data on employment used to calculate employment growth from 2010 to 2020 came from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Seasonally adjusted data on the May 2021 unemployment rate also came from the BLS. Data on median household income came from the Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey and are one-year estimates. This is the fastest growing city in each state.

This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St., a news organization that produces real-time business commentary and data-driven reporting for state and local markets across the country.

This Is The County In The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area Where COVID-19 Is Growing The Fastest

2021-07-24 After adding over 289,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 33.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 600,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country. New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In the past week, there were an average of 10.3 daily new coronavirus cases per 100,000 Americans — an increase from the week prior, when there were an average of 4.2 daily new coronavirus cases per 100,000 people. While COVID-1...

2021-07-24

After adding over 289,000 new cases throughout the last week, the U.S. now has more than 33.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been more than 600,000 COVID-19-related deaths — the highest death toll of any country.

New cases continue to rise at a faster rate. In the past week, there were an average of 10.3 daily new coronavirus cases per 100,000 Americans — an increase from the week prior, when there were an average of 4.2 daily new coronavirus cases per 100,000 people.

While COVID-19 has spread to nearly every part of the country, cities continue to be the sites of major outbreaks. Experts agree that the virus is more likely to spread in group settings where large numbers of people routinely have close contact with one another, such as colleges, nursing homes, bars, and restaurants. Metropolitan areas with a high degree of connectivity between neighborhoods and a large population may be particularly at-risk.

The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA, metro area consists of Fulton County, Gwinnett County, DeKalb County, and 26 other counties. In the past week, there were an average of 8.3 new coronavirus cases every day per 100,000 Atlanta residents, in line with the national figure. The metro area's average daily case growth in the most recent week is an increase from the week prior, when there was an average of 3.2 daily new cases per 100,000 Atlanta residents.

The spread of coronavirus depends on a variety of factors and can vary even between neighboring counties. Within the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta metro area, COVID-19 is growing the fastest in Morgan County. There were an average of 14.8 new cases per day per 100,000 residents in Morgan County during the past week, the most of the 29 counties in Atlanta with available data.

Case growth in the Atlanta metro area varies widely at the county level. In Meriwether County, for example, there were an average of 2.3 new cases per day per 100,000 residents in the past week — the least of any county in Atlanta and far more than the case growth rate in Morgan County.

While Morgan County is driving the growth of COVID-19 in the Atlanta area, it does not have the highest incidence of cases overall. As of July 22, there were a total of 11,757.7 confirmed cases per 100,000 residents in Morgan County, the eighth most of the 29 counties in the metro area. For comparison, the U.S. has so far reported 10,391.7 cases per 100,000 Americans nationwide.

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, city and county governments have ordered the closure of thousands of consumer-facing businesses. These measures have led to widespread job loss and record unemployment. In Morgan County, unemployment peaked at 11.5% in April 2020. As of April 2021, the county's unemployment rate was 3.1%.

To determine the county in every metropolitan area where COVID-19 is growing the fastest, 24/7 Wall St. compiled and reviewed data from state and local health departments. We ranked counties according to the average number of new daily COVID-19 cases per 100,000 residents in the seven days ending July 22. To estimate the incidence of COVID-19 at the metropolitan level, we aggregated data up from the county level using boundary definitions from the U.S. Census Bureau. Population data used to adjust case and death totals came from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey and are five-year estimates. Unemployment data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is not seasonally adjusted.

These are all the counties in Georgia where COVID-19 is slowing (and where it's still getting worse).

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This story was originally published by 24/7 Wall St., a news organization that produces real-time business commentary and data-driven reporting for state and local markets across the country.

Dave Matthews Band Play First Show of U.S. Tour 2021

Dave Matthews Band played their first show since the start of the pandemic at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, N.C., last night, July 23. The show was broadcast live on SiriusXM Channel 30 (Dave Matthews Band Radio). Dave Matthews Band opened with “41” a slow open track that builds upon itself to exhibit all the moving parts that make up the band. They then played break-out tracks, “Granny,” then “Grey Street” with its third verse for the first time since 2002. They al...

Dave Matthews Band played their first show since the start of the pandemic at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, N.C., last night, July 23. The show was broadcast live on SiriusXM Channel 30 (Dave Matthews Band Radio).

Dave Matthews Band opened with “41” a slow open track that builds upon itself to exhibit all the moving parts that make up the band. They then played break-out tracks, “Granny,” then “Grey Street” with its third verse for the first time since 2002. They also debuted their new song “Walk Around the Moon” for the first time live. “If we mess it up, you won’t know it!” Matthews joked before beginning the song. Dave Matthews Band closed the set with “Stay (Wasting My Time).”

The band returned a five-song encore which began with a solo performance and live debut of “Singing From The Windows” from Matthews. They then “Pantala Naga Pampa,” “Rapunzel,” and “Kill the Preacher.” They closed the night completely with “Why I Am.”

Dave Matthews Band is partnered with the non-profit environmental organization REVERB, which assists in calculating the carbon footprint in relation to fan travel to shows, and helping bands neutralize these emissions by supporting carbon reduction projects.

Learn more about REVERB here.

Dave Matthews Band recently added additional tour dates to their tour. Read more here.

Get tickets for DMB’s Tour here.

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Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, N.C.
July 23, 2021

#41, Granny, Grey Street, Walk Around the Moon, Dancing Nancies, Warehouse, Do You Remember, Minarets, Sweet, Hello Again, So Damn Lucky, Everyday, Lover Lay Down, What Would You Say, Louisiana Bayou, The Ocean And The Butterfly, You Might Die Trying, Stay (Wasting Time)

Encore:

Singing From The Window, Pantala Naga Pampa, Rapunzel, Kill the Preacher, Why I Am

Dave Matthews Band 2021 Tour Dates

July 23 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

July 24 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion

July 27 – Alpharetta, GA – Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

July 28 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds

July 30 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre

July 31 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre

Aug. 6 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Aug. 7 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Aug. 11 – Clarkston, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

Aug. 13 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center

Aug. 14 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center

Aug. 18 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview

Aug. 20 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center

Aug. 21 – Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion

Aug. 24 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Aug. 25 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion

Aug. 27 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake

Aug. 28 – Virginia Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach

Aug. 29 – Lexington, KY –The Grounds At Keeneland

Sept. 1 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Rogers Arena

Sept. 3 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre

Sept. 4 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre

Sept. 5 – George, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre

Sept. 8 – Bend, OR – Les Schwab Amphitheater

Sept. 10 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Sept. 11 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre

Sept. 15 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest

Sept. 17 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Sept. 18 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Sept. 21 – Wantagh, NY – Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater

Sept. 22 – Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center

Sept. 26 – Franklin, TN – Pilgrimage Festival

Sept. 28 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center

Sept. 29 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center

Oct. 8 – Greenwood Village, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

Oct. 9 – Greenwood Village, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

Oct. 11 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater

Oct. 13 – Rogers, AR – Walmart AMP

Oct. 15 – Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theater

Oct. 16 – Durant, OK – Choctaw Grand Theater

Nov. 5 – Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena

Nov. 6 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena

Nov. 9 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena

Nov. 10 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena

Nov. 12 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

Nov. 13 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden

5 Georgians Charged In $11.1M PPP Fraud Scheme: Feds

Georgians from Atlanta, Alpharetta, College Park, Marietta and Norcross were named among the 22 defendants in the federal case. GEORGIA — Five Georgians are among the 22 defendants named in an alleged fraud scheme to steal roughly $11.1 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans and use them to buy luxury cars, jewelry and other personal items, the FBI said Thursday. Six people, including the alleged scheme's "mastermind," Darrell Thomas, 35, of Duluth, have already pleaded guilty, the FBI said. Seventeen m...

Georgians from Atlanta, Alpharetta, College Park, Marietta and Norcross were named among the 22 defendants in the federal case.

GEORGIA — Five Georgians are among the 22 defendants named in an alleged fraud scheme to steal roughly $11.1 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans and use them to buy luxury cars, jewelry and other personal items, the FBI said Thursday.

Six people, including the alleged scheme's "mastermind," Darrell Thomas, 35, of Duluth, have already pleaded guilty, the FBI said. Seventeen more defendants were charged Wednesday, including the five Georgians from Atlanta, Alpharetta, College Park, Marietta and Norcross.

"The defendants allegedly took advantage of emergency financial assistance intended for business owners suffering the economic effects caused by the COVID-19 pandemic," Acting U.S. Attorney Kurt R. Erskine said in a news release. "The charges reinforce our resolve to prosecute anyone who used pandemic relief funds for personal gain."

According to Erskine and court information, the defendants allegedly submitted or assisted in the submission of PPP loan applications on behalf of 14 businesses, seeking loans of roughly $700,000-$850,000 for each company. The defendants fabricated Internal Revenue Service forms, W2 spreadsheets and bank statements in an attempt to provide proof of having employees and payroll expenses.

Turns out none of the businesses had employees or payroll expenses, according to the FBI.

After the PPP loans were deposited into the businesses' accounts, the businesses transferred more than $5.5 million of the PPP loan proceeds into accounts controlled by Thomas, allegedly for payroll and rental payments. But instead, the businesses used the funds for various personal expenses.

The FBI seized nearly $4 million in PPP loan proceeds, four luxury vehicles and several jewelry items.

Anyone with information about allegations of attempted fraud involving COVID-19 can report it by calling the Department of Justice's National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) Hotline at 866-720-5721 or via the NCDF Web Complaint Form here.

"So many businesses needed federal emergency assistance to stay afloat during a pandemic, and these defendants allegedly misdirected millions of dollars of that assistance money to their own pockets for luxury items," said Chris Hacker, special agent in charge of FBI Atlanta, in the release. "Their alleged greed affects every American taxpayer, and the FBI is making every effort possible to stop it and make sure PPP funds are used as intended."

City Of Alpharetta Mulling 2022 Millage Rate Proposal

The budget up for consideration by the Alpharetta City Council proposes to leave the millage rate at its current 5.750 level through 2022. ALPHARETTA, GA — The budget up for consideration by the Alpharetta City Council proposes to leave the millage rate at its current 5.750 level through the 2021 tax year/2022 fiscal year. The City has maintained that rate since 2009 while providing additional tax relief to citizens through a portfolio of homestead exemptions that rank among the highest in the state. The city's millage...

The budget up for consideration by the Alpharetta City Council proposes to leave the millage rate at its current 5.750 level through 2022.

ALPHARETTA, GA — The budget up for consideration by the Alpharetta City Council proposes to leave the millage rate at its current 5.750 level through the 2021 tax year/2022 fiscal year. The City has maintained that rate since 2009 while providing additional tax relief to citizens through a portfolio of homestead exemptions that rank among the highest in the state.

The city's millage rate is composed of two separate levies that total 5.75 mills: the maintenance & operations (M&O) levy provides funding for essential city services and capital investment and is proposed at a rate of 4.935 mills; the bond levy provides funding for the city's voter-approved general obligation debt and is proposed at a rate of 0.815 mills.

Due to the impact of property tax reassessments, the city is advertising a property tax increase of 3.1 percent for the M&O millage levy (the larger of the two levies).

When the total digest of taxable property is prepared, Georgia law requires the computation of a rollback millage rate that will produce the same total revenue on the current year's digest that last year's millage rate would have produced had no reassessments occurred. The proposed M&O millage rate exceeds the rollback millage rate, therefore, before the city council can set a final millage rate, Georgia law requires the advertisements discussed above as well as three public hearings to be held to allow the public an opportunity to express their opinions on the increase.

The public hearings will be held on the following dates and times in the council chambers at Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza:

The City of Alpharetta is investing revenue growth to augment public safety services as well as increase capital investment in our infrastructure.

Citizens are also encouraged to view the adopted budget on the City of Alpharetta website, and through the financial transparency portal.

Taxpayer Savings

The 2022 millage rate, coupled with the city's substantial Homestead Exemptions, goes great lengths in keeping Alpharetta an affordable place to live and strategically positions it relative to neighboring areas.

The city's multiple homestead exemptions are estimated to save homeowners $5 million annually and include:

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