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08/11/06

SPLOST Money Plans

If voters approve extending SPLOST, here's how Chatham County and it's local municipalities will spend the money:
 
 Chatham County public safety projects: $148 million, including $100 million to expand the county jail, $25 million for the judicial courthouse, and $4 million for the juvenile court complex.
 
 Other county projects: $68 million, including $30 million for road projects and improvements and $20 million for flood control.
 
 Savannah: $160 million, including $80 million for a new arena and a new public safety facility.
 Other projects include: $13.4 million for a cultural arts center, $6.5 million for a museum at Battlefield Park, $5.6 million for police precincts, $5 million for Grayson Stadium improvements, $2 million for a water park, $1.75 million for a central police precinct, and $1.75 million for a central fire station.
 
 Bloomingdale: $3 million
 Garden City: $6.1 million
 Pooler: $6 million
 Port Wentworth: $3 million
 Thunderbolt: $3 million
 Tybee Island: $8 million
 Vernonburg: $200,000
 Unincorporated Chatham County: $40 million, including $15 million for road improvements, $11 million for flood control and $3 million for a westside police precinct.
 
 (source: Chatham County)
 
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