Wednesday’s Brunswick City Commission meeting will begin a 5:30 p.m. with a public hearing to discuss the proposed millage rate for the upcoming fiscal year.

The millage rate of 13.219 is identical to the one approved the past five years. But the city experienced a 4.3 percent growth in the digest, forcing the city to hold two public hearings.

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