FACTS ABOUT CONTINUING THE 1¢ EDUCATION SALES TAX
No new sales taxes
An extension of the current sales tax, not an additional tax
Renewed Education Sales Tax starts after the current Education Sales Tax ends.
Sales tax is paid by everyone who shops in Lowndes County, including visitors.
Provides modern, safe, and secure school facilities for Valdosta City children
Quality schools promote a better future for our students and economic growth for our community.
What will the continued 1¢ Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) provide for Valdosta City students? The proposed projects include:
Retire bond debt
Addition, renovation, repair or improvement to existing school buildings, and equipping them
Purchase of school buses, maintenance vehicles and equipment
Technology improvements including eBooks
Security and safety equipment, and/or fencing
Textbooks, band and musical instruments, vocational equipment, PE & athletic equipment
Renovation and modification of Central Office Complex
Purchase of property for new construction, expansion, or improvement of existing facilities
EARLY VOTING: February 25 – March 1 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
March 4-15 (Monday through Friday) 7:00 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Lowndes County Board of Elections, 2808 N. Oak Street, Valdosta, Georgia