The county and the municipalities have focused on SPLOST projects recently. Peachtree City, Fayetteville and Tyrone have approved projects to be included on their lists. The Fayette County Board of Commissioners is the entity that makes the final decision only the projects for the SPLOST as well as the decision to put it on the ballot in the fall for the voters to ultimately decide.
The municipal mayors (Brooks, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, and Tyrone) will make a presentation at the July 14 Board of Commissioners meeting asking for approval of the intergovernmental agreement for a six-year SPLOST. That same evening, the Fayette County School board along with private sector partners, will make a presentation about a proposed cultural/performing arts center. To date, $20 million in private funding has been offered via an anonymous donor for the public-private project.
The Board of Education adopted their FY2017 budget at the June 20 meeting.
Fayetteville postponed the Abbington Square vote. This apartment complex has been met with opposition and the City is trying to address all concerns.
Fayette County's meeting is tomorrow night with numerous rezonings on the agenda including a historic preservation district around Starr's Mill.