2020 SPLOST Facts

A Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax, or SPLOST, is a way to fund capital projects and needed infrastructure improvements without raising property taxes.  On May 22, 2018, Lumpkin County voters will consider a SPLOST continuation referendum.  Proposed projects are:  Economic development, roads and bridges equipment, vehicles, resurfacing, improvements, Library, Sheriff’s Department equipment and vehicles, Water Authority system improvements, City of Dahlonega roads and bridges resurfacing and improvements, storm-water infrastructure and water and sewer system improvements.  It is estimated that the SPLOST will generate $18,900,000 towards these projects.