BOC authorize use of eminent domain for West Village Parkway right of way

Henry County commissioners authorized the use of eminent domain for portions of five parcels as part of the West Village Parkway widening project. The five properties represent the last parcels necessary to complete right of way acquisition with purchase agreements in place for the other thirty-four parcels. The board approved the property acquisitions as part... Continue Reading →

McDonough discusses SPLOST IV and SPLOST V

The McDonough city council heard updates at their November council meeting about the current status of SPLOST IV projects in the city. They also previewed the upcoming SPLOST V program. SPLOST IV was adopted by voters in 2013, started collections in April 2014, and ends collections in March 2020. The city of McDonough has spent... Continue Reading →

Board approves SPLOST IV District IV budget amendments

Remaining funds from Fire Station 16, among other projects, were transferred to JP Moseley Park. (staff photo) County commissioners approved SPLOST IV budget amendments worth $385,124.00 at this month’s meeting. The funds were sourced from completed projects and transferred to JP Moseley Park. Funds were transferred from the following projects: $94,169.00 from East Lake Road... Continue Reading →

SPLOST V passed. Now, we wait.

With less than ten-percent of the county’s registered voters heading to the polls, the SPLOST V referendum narrowly passed by nine-hundred votes. The program is estimated to collect $204 million dollars in local sales tax over a five-year period, starting April 1, 2020. The first twenty percent of collections, or $40.8 million, will be set... Continue Reading →

SPLOST V projects: the summary

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... Continue Reading →

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