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.