ESPLOST meetings are set

ESPLOST meetings are set

The Coweta County School System will hold a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to update the public on the progress of projects funded by the school system’s ESPLOST (education-special purpose local option sales tax.

Superintendent Steve Barker will hold evening informational and listening sessions at the county’s three high schools, the Nixon Centre and the Central Educational Center, Sept. 26 through Oct. 5.

The public is invited to attend these meetings. Information about the school’s system’s completed capital projects, upcoming projects, and future needs will be discussed.

The majority of funding for capital projects (including school construction and renovations, school improvements, technology and equipment purchases) comes from the school system’s 1-cent ESPLOST.

The times and locations of the Superintendent’s Community ESPLOST Meetings are:

• Monday, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m. – East Coweta High School (400 Sharpsburg McCollum Road, Sharpsburg ) (cafeteria)

• Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. – the Nixon Centre (1523 Lower Fayetteville Road, Newnan) (cafeteria)

• Wednesday , Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. – the Central Educational Center (160 Martin Luther King Drive, Newnan) (cafeteria)