SPLOST Project History

  • Transportation - $18,330,793
  • Debt Service/Retirement - $10,403963
  • E911 Communications (co-occupied) - $3,666,`59
  • Westside Youth Outreach Facility - $495,427
  • Senior Expansion - $1,783,537
  • Recreation Department Existing Facilities - $990,854
  • District 2 Improvements - $495,427
  • Porterdale Park Upgrades - $148,628
  • District 4 Existing Park Upgrades - $495,427
  • Chimney Park - $99,085
  • Yellow River Trail - $1,337,652
  • Library - $495,427
  • Animal Control Facility and Equipment - $1,199,468
  • Washington Street Land Acquisition - $495,427
  • Sheriff Office Upgrade Existing Facilities - $2,972,561
  • Solid Waste - $1,387,195
  • Fleet Replacement and Equipment - $3,467,988
  • Fire Services - $792,683
  • Economic Development - $990,854

Individual City Projects

  • City of Covington 
    • Transportation Projects - $4,029,944
    • Sanitary Sewer Inspection and Construction - $1,575,000
    • Public Safety - $3,820,817
  • City of Oxford Projects
    • Water and Sewer System - $500,000
    • Transportation - $500,000
    • Parks and Recreation - $400,000
    • Public Safety - $100,965
  • Town of Newborn
    • Roads - $228,150
    • Public Safety $50,000
    • Facility - $126,750
    • Parks/Recreation - $101,400
  • City of Mansfield
    • Transportation and/or Infrastructure - $192,780
    • Facilities and/or Historical Facilities $77,112
    • Public Safety - $115,668

SPLOST 2011 - $57,600,000

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

Individual City Projects

  • 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

SPLOST 2005 - $58,800,000

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

Municipalities 

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

SPLOST 2000 - $40,230,000

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

SPLOST 1995 - $28,000,000

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

SPLOST 1986

  • Cornish Creek Reservoir/Lake Varner