Sunday, April 26, 2020

SPLOST Requests Explained At Virtual Town Hall Meeting Of Oconee County Commissioners

***List Exceeds Likely Tax Yield***

The wish list for the 2021 Oconee County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax is a long and expensive one, including $21.5 million for road projects and $18.8 million for water and sewer facilities.

The total request before the Board of Commissioners is for just less than $78.5 million.

Georgia Public Health Sunday Report Removed Confirmed COVID-19 Cases From 6 Counties, Including Oconee And Clarke

*** No Explanation Offered***

The Georgia Department of Public Health in its noon Daily Status Report on Sunday removed or reassigned 14 confirmed COVID-19 cases allocated to six of the counties in the Northeast Health District at noon on Saturday and added 11 cases to the remaining four.

The Daily Status Report offered no explanation for the changes in the cumulative figures. The Department of Public Health also has refused to explain how it assigns cases to counties.