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Commission puts SPLOST renewal to voters
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A new six-year special local option sales tax with no financial cap will appear on the November ballot for voters to decide.
The Liberty County Commission approved intergovernmental agreements with Hinesville and the six other municipalities for the sharing of the revenue, according to population. Cities generally use their SPLOST funds for streets and roads. A total of $14.9 million is set aside for that countywide road maintenance and resurfacing, along with each city's projects.
After roads, the highest price tag is $8 million for the new justice center, followed by $5 million for a new library.
County Administrator Joey Brown said town hall type meetings will be held in various locations to provide information and answer questions about the SPLOST.
"The people will be fully informed," Commission Chairman John McIver said.
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