Sunday, September 21, 2014

Strong Growth In Sales Taxes Needed In Oconee County To Generate Funds For SPLOST 2015

Tax History Shows

When Oconee County voters go to the polls for the Nov. 4 election they will be asked to vote Yes or No on a 1 percent sales tax that, according to the ballot language, is expected raise $55.6 million over the six-year life of the tax.

Voters also will be presented with list of projects to be funded, including water and sewer infrastructure, roads, farmland protection, libraries and parks and recreational facilities.