Radar Ridge Recycling Bins to be Removed

As of this Friday, February 15, the recycling bins located on the University of North Georgia’s property at Radar Ridge, across from the Convocation Center, will be removed. Lumpkin County will still have two recycling drop-off locations, one at the intersection of Hwy. 9 and Torrington Road and the other at our Recycling Center located…

2020 SPLOST Facts

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…

2020 SPLOST Facts on Equipment and Road Resurfacing

2020 SPLOST Facts on Equipment and Road Resurfacing Without SPLOST funding, property taxes would have to be raised 3.7 mils just to cover equipment needs and road resurfacing for County projects.  On May 22, 2018, Lumpkin County voters will consider a SPLOST continuation referendum.  Proposed projects are:  Economic development, roads and bridges equipment, vehicles, resurfacing,…

More 2020 SPLOST Facts

More 2020 SPLOST Facts SPLOST programs have become a popular way for local governments to fund capital projects without raising property taxes. The penny tax is paid by everyone in the community including visitors.  On May 22, 2018, Lumpkin County voters will consider a SPLOST continuation referendum.  Proposed projects are:  Economic development, roads and bridges…

Additional 2020 SPLOST Facts

Additional 2020 SPLOST Facts Without SPLOST funding, property taxes would have to be raised one mil just to cover the lease payments on the Justice Center.  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…