SPLOST Project History

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SPLOST 1986

  • Cornish Creek Reservoir/Lake Varner

 SPLOST 1995 -$28,000,000

  • Roadwork
  • Newton County Judicial Building
  • Turner Lake Complex (158 acres with 26 acre lake)
  • Newton County Library

SPLOST 2000  $40,230,000 

  • RECREATION SITES: Washington Street Community Center Renovation,  Oak Hill Pavilion (behind the new Porter Memorial Library) ·$1,000,000 
  • New Public Health and Mental Health Facilities · $1,200,000
  • Landfill Expansion · $1,500,000
  • Road Improvements .· $5,000,000
  • Historic Courthouse Renovation· $4,300,000 
  • Newton County Jail Facility · $27,230,000 

 SPLOST 2005  $58,800,000 

  • Roads - $15,000,000
  • Public Works Mechanic Shop - $2,000,000
  • Landfill Improvements / Expansion- $3,700,000
  • Future Civic Center - $5,000,000
  • Transportation - $5,000,000
  • County Administration Complex - $5,000,000
  • Recreation - Cousins Gym - $500,000
  • Emergency 800 Radio System  - $6,000
  • Data Communication System - $1,625,000
  • Additional Detention Center Pods - $3,600,000
  • District 4 Community Center - $500,000
  • Judicial Center Parking Lot - $265,000
  • Greenspace / Land Acquisition - $1,000,000
  • Historic Jail Structural and Exterior Renovation - $500,000
  • Architectural / Engineering / Administration for projects - $3,610,000

Municipalities 

City of Covington - Transportation - $3,693,000

City of Porterdale 

  • Transportation - $3,693,385
  • Restoration of Historic Porterdale Train Depot - $55,000
  • Recreation - Porterdale Gym - $444,320

 City of Newborn 

  • Transportation - $166,325

City of Mansfield 

  • Transportation - $125,384

City of Oxford 

  • Maintenance Facility - $344,910
  • City Hall Annex   - $140,000
  • Fire Station Renovation - $90,000
  •  Water System Improvements - $30,000

 SPLOST 2011-2016 $57,600,000

  • Newton County Jail Pods Debt Service - $3,000,000
  • Administrative Building Debt Service - $5,000,000
  • Renovation and Expansion of Judicial Center - $7,000,000
  • Recreation: Upgrades to Existing Parks and Recreational Facilities - $1,000,000
  • Contribution to Design and Construction of Miracle Field - $1,500,000
  • District 4 Recreation $500,000
  • Multi Use Community Facility District 4 - $545,000
  • Purchase of Land for Cemetery - $55,000
  • Design and Renovation of Animal Control Facility - $100,000
  • Design and Renovation of Juvenile Court Program Space - $500,000
  • Historic Preservation - Renovation of Historic Jail Interior - $1,200,000
  • Design and Construction of Agricultural Facility - $1,100,000
  • Design and Construction of Fire Station #8 - $1,100,000
  • Emergency Room Expansion - $4,000,000
  • Landfill Debt Service - 500,000
  • Public Works Equipment - $500
  • County Fleet Replacement - $500,000
  • Fleet Replacement - $2,500,000
  • Fire Services Equipment - $100,000
  • Transportation Projects - $17,280,860

  City of Covington

  • Airport Improvements - $500,000
  • Transportation Projects - $6,966,620

 City of Oxford

  • Water System Improvements - $1,233,050

 City of Porterdale

  • Recreation Projects - $140,000
  • Historic Preservation - $450,000
  • Transportation Projects - $240,000

 City of Newborn

  • Transportation Projects - $117,840
  • Recreational Projects - $100,000
  • Facility Improvements - $119,000

 City of Mansfield

  • Transportation Projects - $252,630

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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