Fayette to go with ‘Plan B’ after stormwater SPLOST goes down the drain

Property owners in unincorporated areas to get bills before Christmas

Fourteen percent of Fayette County’s registered voters turned out Tuesday, and a majority gave a thumbs down to a one-cent special sales tax targeted mostly for stormwater projects in the county.

The final unofficial tally was 5,522 (57.18 percent) against to 4,135 (42.82 percent) in favor.

The first-ever countywide two-year Special Local Option Sales Tax would have funded $16.8 million in stormwater projects in the unincorporated county.

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via The Citizen http://www.thecitizen.com/articles/11-06-2013/fayette-go-%E2%80%98plan-b%E2%80%99-after-stormwater-splost-goes-down-drain

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