2017 SPLOST Information

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Fayette County voters approved a six-year Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) on March 21, 2017.

UPDATES:

Projects Number 1 & 2 - Street Paving and Maintenance - IMS Pavement Analysis Results

Project Number 34 Spyglass Island Park & Bridge, and Projects #38 & 39 Spillway Bridge & Dam Upgrades

Project Number 13 Crosstown Road Path Crossing

SPLOST Quick Facts

What is a SPLOST?

A county-wide 1¢, voter-approved "Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax" for a specific time that local governments can use to fund specific capital projects.

How will SPLOST funds be shared?

Fayette County and the municipalities of Brooks, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, and Tyrone share the SPLOST proceeds based on population. An intergovernmental agreement splits the estimated tax revenue as follows:

LocationAmount
Fayette County$ 64,646,530
Peachtree City$ 45,472,835
Fayetteville$ 21,098,538
Tyrone$ 9,102,463
Brooks$ 693,791
Total$ 141,014,157


How will SPLOST funds be spent?

Each jurisdiction has identified its own list of projects to be built with the funds raised. Peachtree City identified capital improvements that will enhancequality of life in the community. Some of the projects, such as new path connections, have been identified for years, while others (path and street paving) will allow the City to catch up on maintenance that was deferred during the recession and return to a consistent maintenance schedule in the future. Who pays the SPLOST?

The SPLOST is paid by everyone who shops and dines in Fayette County, no matter where they live. This is different from a property tax, which is only paid by property owners in Fayette County.