Tyrone OK’s SPLOST list

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The referendum on the countywide SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) is expected to go before voters in March. The SPLOST list approved by the Tyrone Town Council shows projects totaling $9.1 million, the town’s share of the proceeds.

The projects are slated to cover items such as debt reduction, sewer improvements, a variety of road, sidewalk and infrastructure projects and other items. 

Type 1 Projects – Administrative/In-kind:

-State Grant Matching Funds – $250,000

-Debt Services Reduction – $2,350,000

-Sewer Connection/Expansion – $1,700,000

Total Type 1 – $4.3 million

Type 2 Projects – Construction Concepts:

-Sidewalks/Paths Expansion – $500,000

-Mini Roundabout at Palmetto/Spencer/Arrowwood -$350,000

-Handley Park Phase IV Fields and Facilities – $325,000

-Redwine Park Multi-use Redevelopment – $350,000

-FDR and Repaving of Powers Court/Senoia Road – $550,000

-Culverts on Dogwood and Pendleton Trails – $625,000

-Hwy. SR74 North on-ramp/Senoia Road Ext. – $400,000

-Road work on Briarwood and Farr Roads – $900,000 

Total Type 2 – $4.05 million

Type 3 Projects – Planned Improvements:

-Gateway and Streetscape Improvements – $150,000

-Town Hall Renovations/ADA improvements – $275,000

-Public Safety Patrol Vehicles – $125,000

-Project Overrun Contingency – $200,000

Total Type 3 – $750,000

Total All Projects – $9.1 million