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2016 SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax)

Frequently Asked Questions



  1. Can SPLOST dollars go to Douglas County operation cost / operation budget?
  2. How many years are the SPLOST dollars going to be collected?
  3. How can we follow the progress of the SPLOST?
  4. The public is alerted with signage when the road paving is done that could affect our access to our neighborhood, correct?
  5. Does the public get to provide input on projects that are not priority?


1. Can SPLOST dollars go to Douglas County operation cost / operation budget?
No, 2016 SPLOST dollars are for capital improvements and new equipment purchases.
(Posted on: September 27, 2017)

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2. How many years are the SPLOST dollars going to be collected?
The SPLOST dollars collection runs from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2023 for a total of 6 years.
(Posted on: September 27, 2017)

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3. How can we follow the progress of the SPLOST?
www.2016SPLOST.com
(Posted on: September 27, 2017)

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4. The public is alerted with signage when the road paving is done that could affect our access to our neighborhood, correct?
Yes
(Posted on: September 27, 2017)

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5. Does the public get to provide input on projects that are not priority?
2016 SPLOST was voter approved in priority order. The list is on www.2016SPLOST.com and The Douglas County website www.celebratedouglascounty.com. If you have a change request or additional project request please speak to your commissioner.
(Posted on: September 27, 2017)

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