Archive for September, 2010

Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to Hold Fact Finding Session in Albany

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lindsey Thompson
Thursday, September 30, 2010 (404) 656-3996
lindsey.thompson@house.ga.gov

Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to Hold Fact Finding Session in Albany

ATLANTA- The Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians will hold a fact finding session Thursday, October 7th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Darton College in Albany, Georgia.

WHO: Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians

WHAT: Fact Finding Session

WHEN: Thursday, October 7, 2010

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WHERE: Darton College

Theater, located in the Allied Health Community Services Building

2400 Gillionville Road

Albany, Georgia 31707

Interested parties are invited to attend the Fact Finding Session anytime during the three hour session.  If you plan to attend the meeting and address the Tax Council, please submit your question or issue via the tax council website (http://fiscalresearch.gsu.edu/taxcouncil/index.htm) by 5PM the day before the tax council fact finding session.  You can do this by clicking on the Fact Finding Session tab on the left side of the page and filling out the form online.  Also, if you have supporting materials to present to tax council members, please bring 15 copies of the materials to the hearing with you.  Presentations must be limited to five minutes.

If you are unable to attend a Fact Finding Session and would like to voice your opinion to the Tax Council, submit your questions or comments via the Tax Council’s website under the Submit Comments section.

Other October Fact Finding sessions scheduled:

Blue Ridge, Georgia – October 21 – Fannin County Recreation Center – 10-1 PM

Dalton, Georgia – October 27 – (location TBD) – 4-7 PM

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Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to Hold Fact Finding Session in Columbus

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lindsey Thompson
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 (404) 656-3996
lindsey.thompson@house.ga.gov

Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to Hold Fact Finding Session in Columbus

ATLANTA- The Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians will hold a fact finding session Wednesday, October 6th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.

WHO: Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians

WHAT: Fact Finding Session

WHEN: Wednesday, October 6, 2010

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WHERE: Columbus State University

Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center (also called the Continuing Education Building and located at the corner of East Lindsay and College Drive)

4225 University Drive

Columbus, Georgia 31907

Interested parties are invited to attend the Fact Finding Session anytime during the three hour session.  If you plan to attend the meeting and address the Tax Council, please submit your question or issue via the tax council website (http://fiscalresearch.gsu.edu/taxcouncil/index.htm) by 5PM the day before the tax council fact finding session.  You can do this by clicking on the Fact Finding Session tab on the left side of the page and filling out the form online.  Also, if you have supporting materials to present to tax council members, please bring 15 copies of the materials to the hearing with you.  Presentations must be limited to five minutes.

If you are unable to attend a Fact Finding Session and would like to voice your opinion to the Tax Council, submit your questions or comments via the Tax Council’s website under the Submit Comments section.

DIRECTIONS:

From Atlanta

Take I-85 south to I-185 south. From I-185 take exit 7 and turn east on to Manchester Expressway. (Peachtree Mall will be on your left.) At the second traffic light, turn right onto University Avenue (Burger King will be on your right). Continue on University Avenue to the 3rd traffic light and turn right onto College Drive. Continue on College Drive to the 2nd stop sign and turn right onto East Lindsay Drive. The Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center is immediately on the right.

From Savannah

Take I-16 west to Highway 96 west. Follow 96 west to highway 80 west. Take 80 west into Columbus. Take the Columbus/Fort Benning exit (I-185 south) From I-185 take exit 7 and turn east on to Manchester Expressway. (Peachtree Mall will be on your left.) At the second traffic light, turn right onto University Avenue (Burger King will be on your right). Continue on University Avenue to the 3rd traffic light and turn right onto College Drive. Continue on College Drive to the 2nd stop sign and turn right onto East Lindsay Drive. The Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center is immediately on the right.

From Albany

Take Highway 82 (Corridor Z) north to I-185 north. From I-185 take exit 7A and turn east on to Manchester Expressway. (Peachtree Mall will be on your left.) At the second traffic light, turn right onto University Avenue (Burger King will be on your right).  Continue on University Avenue to the 3rd traffic light and turn right onto College Drive. Continue on College Drive to the 2nd stop sign and turn right onto East Lindsay Drive. The Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center is immediately on the right.

October Fact Finding Session schedule:

Columbus, Georgia – October 6 – Columbus State University – 4-7 PM

Albany, Georgia – October 7 – Darton College Theater in the Allied Health Community Services Building – 4-7 PM

Blue Ridge, Georgia – October 21 – Fannin County Recreation Center – 10-1 PM

Dalton, Georgia – October 27 – (location TBD) – 4-7 PM

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