Stonecrest City Council approves SPLOST resolution

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The Stonecrest City Council approved a resolution affirming support for the referendum on a one-cent Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) during a special call meeting on Sept. 21.

The council’s unanimous vote positions the city to be in support of a county referendum that would be placed on the ballot on Nov. 7

The city has held a number of town hall meetings to educate the public about the SPLOST.

The city plans to spend its share of the anticipated money that would be raised over a six-year period—$47,760,000—on the following projects:

 

Resurfacing/street paving                                               $10 million

Transportation improvements design planning         $500,000

Transportation improvements                                       $18,039,000

Parks and Recreation                                                       $5,000,000

Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements                         $3,240,000

Fire Station and Police Services, City Hall                   $7,161,000

Construction Program Management                           $3,820,000

 

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