DeKalb County School District announces several special projects



DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County School District School District (DCSD) Local Special Purpose Sales Tax Referendum (E-SPLOST) passed by DeKalb County voters with a vote of 81% approval.

E-SPLOST will impose a 1% sales and use tax on goods and services purchased in DeKalb County for the next five years. The district estimates the tax will bring in $ 660 million to $ 700 million in revenue and fund school improvement projects and programs, according to a press release.

This E-SPLOST is a continuation for the school district, according to the release. The E-SPLOST V fundraiser is from July 2017 to June 2022. The E-SPLOST VI fundraiser is expected to be collected from July 2022 to June 2027.

“This is a great day for DCSD students and the community,” DCSD Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris said in a statement. “With the support of constituents in DeKalb County, we will continue to provide safe, clean and innovative learning environments for our academics.

“I would like to thank our staff and volunteers on the SPLOST Advisory Committee for their hard work in educating the community about E-SPLOST. I also want to thank everyone who virtually attended our public meetings on the Global Master Plan. ”



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