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Rutledge City Council approves TSPLOST measure, hopes for $770k - Morgan County Citizen
By Sarah Wibell staff writer Rutledge’s city council met on January 14 and approved a referendum regarding a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales and Use Tax (TSPLOST). This new tax would increase the county’s current sales tax from 7 percent to 8 percent and be restricted to transportation-related projects. According to County Manager Adam Mestres, the proposed increase is projected to bring in $18 million for the county over a five-year period. Part of those monies would be paid monthly to each city, divvied up based on population. Therefore, Rutledge ... Read More