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GA - Screven County

SPLOST (vote for one)

Shall a special one percent sales and use tax be imposed in Screven County for a period of time not to exceed 6 years and for the raising of an estimated amount of $10,716,302.00 for the purposes of (1) funding removation of the county courthouse, debt service on new jail, road department equipment and purchase of E-911 equipment, purchase of narrow band radio equipment, improvements to county landfill, improvements to recreational facilites, new roof for mental health building, construction of fire stations, repairs and improvements to vehicles and equipment, improvements and repairing airport infrastructure, road construction and paying costs of the SPLOST election for Screven County; (2) for upgrading city facilities (old city sidewalks, bike paths, curbs and gutters, purchase of two garbage trucks, improvements to airport infrastructure, and retire GEFA debt for the Muncipality of Sylvania; (3) for road improvements for the Municipality of Oliver; (4) for improvements to city water tank, improvements to city hall and road improvements for the Municipality of Rocky Ford; (5) for road improvements, water system improvements, purchase of police car, purchase of tractor, improvements to park, renovation of town hall and other city buildings and construction of helicopter pad for Muncipality of Hiltonia; and (6) for purchase of road department machinery, improvements to fire station, improvements to recreational facilities, improvements to city buildings and water and sewage system improvements for the Municipality of Newington?

If imposition of the tax is approved by the voters such vote shall also constitute an approval of the issuance of general obligation debt of the County secured by the SPLOST in the maximum aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 (the "Debt). The proceeds of the Debt, if issued, shall be used to pay the costs of one or more of the Projects and the costs of issuing the Debt.

Yes

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