Coweta passes school system ESPLOST



Coweta County voters had their say on March 21 and approved the continuation of the Coweta County School System’s ESPLOST (Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax).

The five-year ESPLOST continuation received nearly two-thirds of the votes, with 62.65 percent of voters supporting the initiative and with 37.35 percent in opposition.

A total of 3,328 ballots were cast in the ESPLOST vote. That total includes 4.04 percent of registered voters.

The ESPLOST proceeds will fund a variety of projects such as the construction of new facilities and the upgrades of others, the purchase of buses and other vehicles, technology purchases and land acquisition for future facilities.