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