SPLOST

What is SPLOST?

In 2014, Telfair voters approved the addition of a 1% sales tax for five years for a list of specific capital improvement or outlay projects. The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax allows local governments to generate revenues for pre-approved capital outlay projects.


2014 McRae-Helena SPLOST Projects


Helena - $698,000 (17.47%)  
 
Constructing, furnishing, and equipping new City Hall  
and Police Department; acquisition of law enforcement vehicles  $400,000  
 
Street repairs and acquisition of vehicles for street repair              $100,000  
 
Water/Sewer repairs and acquisition of vehicles for water/sewer  
Projects; construction of building for public works department        $198,800  
 
 
McRae - $1,391,600 (34.79%)  
 
Water/sewer repairs and acquisition of vehicles and equipment  
for water/sewer projects                                                       $463,868  
 
Street repairs and acquisition of vehicles for street repair   $309,244  
 
Renovation of downtown area for economic development   $309,244  
 
Repair, renovation and improvement to City Hall, City Shop, and Public Safety Complex                                                                                 $309,244