Fayette joins cities in tax incentives for new business

Fayette joins cities in tax incentives for new business

The Fayette County Commission on May 24 approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) dealing with property tax incentives for qualifying companies, businesses and industries. Peachtree City and Tyrone have already signed the agreement. The tax incentive measure designed to encourage businesses and industries to come to Fayette County passed on a unanimous vote. County Administrator Steve […]

Fayette County plans $52 million budget, no tax increases

Fayette County plans $52 million budget, no tax increases

The Fayette County Commission got a preliminary look at the proposed 2019 budget that becomes effective July 1. Projected at $52 million in expenditures, the budget comes with no property tax increase. Revenues for the proposed general fund budget for 2019 total $52.66 million, while expenditures and other uses total $52.122 million, resulting in a […]

Fayette rolls out online SPLOST project update list

Fayette rolls out online SPLOST project update list

The Fayette County Board of Commissioners on May 11 announced the release of its new web and Facebook pages for 2017 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) project updates to include road detour announcements and estimated times for road openings and closings. County Clerk Tameca White said Fayette County is progressively rolling out projects […]

Fayette, Peachtree City agree on Crosstown roundabout funding

Fayette, Peachtree City agree on Crosstown roundabout funding

The Peachtree City Council on May 17 adopted a resolution for an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Fayette County that will lead to the construction of a roundabout a Crosstown Drive and Peachtree Parkway. Fayette County has agreed to provide $1.5 million from the remaining 2004 SPLOST (special purpose local option sales tax) revenues to finance […]

Funds short, so state pushes Hwy. 74 /I-85 interchange relief to 2021

Funds short, so state pushes Hwy. 74 /I-85 interchange relief to 2021

A recent letter from the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) has given the indication that the interchange project at Interstate 85 and Ga. Highway 74 might be pushed back to a later date. Whether that occurs or not remains to be seen. Above, Fayette County Commission Chairman Eric Maxwell (L) and Vice Chairman Randy Ognio […]

Commission refuses action on Rapson’s county car wreck

Commission refuses action on Rapson’s county car wreck

A topic at the May 10 meeting of the Fayette County Commission, one introduced by Commissioner Steve Brown, dealt with Brown’s position on issues with County Administrator Steve Rapson and his 2016 wreck in a county vehicle. Two unsuccessful motions by Brown were followed by one that will have the use of law enforcement-type blue […]

Fayette Commission will await study on widening of McDonough Road

Fayette Commission will await study on widening of McDonough Road

A request by Commissioner Steve Brown that the board ask the Ga. Department of Transportation (DOT) to withdraw plans to widen McDonough Road in Fayette County, and that those funds be used for other projects such as the interchange at Ga. Highway 74 and Interstate 85, was put aside until the county transportation committee can […]

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