By Matt Gardner
The Appling County Board of Commissioners held a called meeting on Tuesday, September 11, to approve the FY2013 Budget and 2013 Millage Rate. Commissioners Ronnie Rentz, Theodore Wilkerson and Sarah Boatright voted in favor to approve the budget. Commissioner Daryl Edwards abstained and Commissioner Charlie Leggett was not in attendance. There was no discussion prior to the vote. The millage rate for the County, Education, Fire and State totals 28.62 mills and it was also approved unanimously. The county is projected to spend $14,827,502.00 in the upcoming fiscal year. The 2012 Fiscal Year expenditures were $13,416,528.39.