When Henry County voters head to the polls on November 5, they will be asked to renew the county’s local sales tax for capital projects. The SPLOST V program is estimated to collect $204 million over five years if approved.
Henry County is forecast to receive $155,872,694 in SPLOST V collections. To learn more about how the cities plan to spend their $48.1 million in collections, visit our city projects post.
The proposed SPLOST V program includes the following project categories:
|Capital Projects||Parks, Senior Centers, and Libraries||$22,700,063||14.6%|
|Fleet Replacement Program||$14,528,694||9.3%|
|Transportation Projects||Major Transportation Projects||$46,121,257||29.6%|
|Sidewalks & Paths||$680,335||0.4%|
Henry County voters have previously approved four SPLOST programs, the first in September 1996. The chart below provides a quick summary about previous programs for reference:
|Program||Years||Final County Collections||Capital Projects||Transportation|
|SPLOST I||1997 to 2002||$79,949,411||50.4%||49.6%|
|SP. II||2003 to 2008||$117,716,528||31.5%||68.5%|
|SP. III||2008 to 2014||$132,333,166||32.4%||67.6%|
|SP. IV||2014 to 2020||$143,452,040*||38.4%||61.6%|
*estimated county collections from SPLOST IV. Collections end on March 31, 2020.
Early voting is happening now at five locations throughout the county. For more information about Election Day and what’s on the ballot, visit our Elections web page.
Be sure and visit any of the articles linked below for more details about individual projects proposed in the SPLOST V program: