Community Notices


TRANSPORTATION SPLOST WILL GO ON MAY 22 BALLOT

On May 22, 2018, a special election will be held in Dade County to submit to the qualified voters of Dade County the following question:

IMPOSE 1% SALES AND USE TAX:

Shall a special one percent sales and use tax be imposed in the special district consisting of Dade County for a period of time not to exceed five (5) years and for the raising of not more than an estimated amount of $7,750,000 for transportation purposes?

County and City Projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Resurfacing County Roads
    • Hales Gap Road
    • Murphy Hollow Road
    • Burkhalter Gap Road
    • Back Valley Road
    • Slygo Road
    • New Home Road
    • Old Cloverdale Road
    • Walls Circle
    • Yankee Road
    • Creek Road (from Sarah Chapel north)
    • Mason Road (from cemetery south)
    • Morganville Ridge Road (partial)
    • Piney Road (partial)
    • Scratch Ankle Road (partial)
    • Sells Lane (from asphalt to Hwy. 136
    • Other secondary roads will be considered if sufficient sales tax revenues are collected
  • Various City Roads to be Milled and Paved
  • Paving of County owned graveled roads
  • Construction of I-59 Exit North of Trenton (Phase 1)
  • Construction of I-59 Connector Highway (Phase 1)
  • Bridge Maintenance throughout Dade County
  • Future Economic Development - Roadway Infrastructure
  • Public Works Equipment
    • Striper (middle/edge lines/reflectors) - County/City Joint Project
    • Bush-axe
    • Bobcat Skid Steer
    • Dump Truck
    • Rubber Tire Track-hoe for City of Trenton
  • Add reflectors to County roads (especially Lookout and Sand Mountain)
  • Lighting/Beautification of I-59 Trenton Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Lighting I-24 Wildwood Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Lighting I-59 Rising Fawn Exit - to promote tourism & local business
  • Development of Bike Paths and Walking Trails (Phase 1)
  • County's portion of Industrial Development Park
  • Lookout Creek Access Points
  • Town Creek Walk
  • Bikeway & Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes
  • New and/or replacement of sidewalks
  • New sidewalks along Hwy. 136 East to connect Lookout Mountain trailhead at Cloudland Canyon Park Road
  • Adaptive Traffic Signals
  • Update crosswalks for more pedestrian safety
  • Implement existing streetscape plan in City of Trenton
  • Expand streetscape project in City of Trenton
  • Bikeway & Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes

Human Trafficking

This notice is in compliance with O.C.G.A. 16-5-47.

Are you or someone you know being sold for sex or made/forced to work for little or no pay and cannot leave? Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 1-888-373-7888 for help. All victims of slavery and human trafficking have rights and are protected by international, federal, and state law.

The hotline is:

  • Anonymous and confidential;
  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week;
  • Able to provide help, referral to services, training, and general information;
  • Accessible in 170 languages;
  • Operated by a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization; and
  • Toll free.

888-373-7888

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