SPLOST Language on November Ballot and Sample Ballot









SPLOST Language on November Ballot and Sample Ballot

Below is a copy of the sales tax question as it appeared on the November 7, 2006 ballot.



¨ YES




¨ NO
Shall a special one percent sales and use tax be continued in the special district of Gwinnett County for a period of time not to exceed 20 calendar quarters and for the raising of an estimated amount of $1,100,000,000, to be distributed among the Gwinnett County School District and the City of Buford School District for the purpose of funding the following projects (i) for Gwinnett County School District (A) acquiring new sites for the construction of new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities and the expansion of existing schools and support facilities; (B) developing sites and constructing and equipping new schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (C) making additions to, acquiring or renovating and equipping existing schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (D) making system-wide renovations, additions, and improvements to bus and parent pick-up driveways, facility parking lost and purchasing school buses; (E) making existing lease/purchase payments with respect to the acquisition of new and existing schools and support facilities; and (F) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements (collectively, the “Gwinnett Projects”), at a cost of approximately $1,081,300,000; (ii) for the City of Buford School District, acquiring, constructing, installing and equipping additions or improvements to the facilities and equipment of the City of Buford School District at a cost of approximately $18,700,000? If continuation of the tax is approved by the voters, such vote shall also constitute approval of the issuance of general obligation debt of the Gwinnett County School District in the principal amount of not to exceed $425,000,000 for the purpose of funding all or a portion of the Gwinnett Projects.