Macon-Bibb citizens vote “Yes” on ESPLOST

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- On November 3, 2015, citizens in Macon-Bibb voted to extend ESPLOST.

That is the 1-penny sales tax used to fund education in Macon-Bibb County.

Yesterday, Bibb Schools Superintendent Dr. Curtis Jones explained what projects the ESPLOST would fund if it passes. The projects are listed below:

  • New facility for Northeast High and Appling Middle Technology Improvements
  • Playground Equipment for Elementary Schools
  • Security Improvements
  • Gym Air Conditioning
  • High School Auditoriums
  • School Renovations
  • Transportation/Campus Police Facility
  • Athletic Improvements
  • Surplus Property Blight
  • Land/Property Acquisition
  • Charter School Projects

Now that the ESPLOST is approved, the Bibb County Board of Education will appoint a citizens ESPLOST Oversight committtte to assess and verify the projects.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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