The Peachtree City Council on Dec. 1 unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) for the 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) that will go before voters in March.
Voters countywide will have their say in a March 21 special election. The IGA among all the municipalities is required prior to county commissioners calling for the election.
If adopted by voters, the six-year SPLOST is expected to generate a maximum of $141 million. Peachtree City would realize $45.473 million to fund a wealth of projects.
A breakdown of city projects shows:
• Roads and Streets Resurfacing/Maintenance – $29.62 million
• Multi-Use Path Resurfacing and Extensions – $9.56 million
• Public Safety – $3.32 million
• Parks and Recreation – $1.02 million
• Dam/Spillway Enhancements – $1.95 million
• Tier 2 Projects – $6.567 million