Comparing funding levels between SPLOST IV and the proposed SPLOST V

The proposed SPLOST V program will be considered by Henry County voters for approval next Tuesday, November 5, on Election Day. Last week, Moving Henry Forward published a look at the proposed projects. Today's post is a comparison between the current SPLOST IV program, approved by voters six years ago in 2013, and the proposed... Continue Reading →

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Seventy percent of SPLOST IV projects complete

The Henry County SPLOST program provides funds for capital projects and transportation improvements through the collection of a local one-percent sales tax. An update to the program budget was recently published, dated September 13, 2019. The SPLOST IV program was approved by voters in November 2013 with collections beginning on April 1, 2014. Collections will... Continue Reading →

Campground Road opens to traffic August 20

The long-awaited Campground Road extension, a project twenty years in the making, is scheduled to open to traffic on Tuesday, August 20. The $19 million dollar project has been funded through Henry County SPLOST. Construction for the project was awarded to McCoy Grading, Inc of Greenville, GA in March 2017. The lowest bid was $13,327,208.26... Continue Reading →

McDonough approves LMIG road resurfacing

The city of McDonough approved its 2019 road resurfacing package during last week's meeting. A total of fifteen streets will be resurfaced. Onsite Paving of McDonough, GA was the lowest bidder at $598,755.00. The project will be funded through a combination of LMIG dollars ($242,978.17) and SPLOST IV dollars ($355,776.83). The streets to be resurfaced... Continue Reading →

Henry County approves 12 miles of road resurfacing

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the 2019 package of roadway resurfacing on Tuesday morning. Approximately twelve miles of roadway, consisting of fourteen roadways, will be resurfaced using Local Maintenance Improvement Grant funds received from Georgia DOT. Two vendors responded to the bid package, with the lowest bid awarded to CW Matthews Contracting of... Continue Reading →

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