Columbia County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated September 2012

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Human Resources
Columbia County Government Center
630 Ronald Reagan Drive
Building B – 2nd Floor
PO Box 498
Evans, GA 30809
Phone: (706) 868-3300
Fax: (706) 868-3301
Website: columbiacountyga.gov

Life Insurance – Life insurance benefit is provided in the amount of $50,000 for Class 1 employees and $25,000 for Class II employees.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment – An accidental death & dismemberment benefit amount is provided in the amount of $50,000 for Class 1 employees and $25,000 for Class II employees.


RETIREMENT/PENSION PLAN

Contact:
Human Resources
Columbia County Government Center
630 Ronald Reagan Drive
Building B – 2nd Floor
PO Box 498
Evans, GA 30809
Phone: (706) 868-3300
Fax: (706) 868-3301
Website: columbiacountyga.gov

Benefit amount varies based upon years of service and projected retirement amount. Contact human resources for further information.


TAX BENEFIT

Contact:
Columbia County Tax Commissioner
Property Tax Division
PO Box 3030
Evans, GA 30809
Phone: (706) 261-8299 (TAXX)
Fax: (706) 312-1357
E-mail: propertytax@columbiacountyga.gov
Website: columbiacountyga.gov

Property Tax Exemption – A Property Tax Exemption benefit of 100% of assessed value exemption is granted to the surviving spouse of a firefighter killed in the line-of-duty.
 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.