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Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), also called Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) to distinguish from county, city, or other Special Purpose Local Option Sales Taxes. 


Rockdale County Board of Education Schedule of Approved Local Option Sales Tax Projects
Year Ended June 30, 2017


Click here for ESPLOST Schedule 4 posting (PDF)  (Excel)

Snapshot of ESPLOST Schedule 4 December 2017 posting, same information on this page, below







SPLOST III

(1) The cost of

     (a) acquiring land for future schools and instructional and administrative technology improvements for existing and new schools, and
ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 12,125,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 14,225,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 210,235.81
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 12,000,620.84
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 14,225,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018

    (b) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings and other buildings and facilities useful or desirable in connection therewith, and acquiring any necessary property therefor, both real and personal,

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 72,675,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 64,975,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 1,620,549.38
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 42,968,749.00
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 64,975,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018


(2) The cost of
     (a) acquiring school buses,

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 3,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 3,000,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 0.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 2,742,407.30
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 3,000,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018

     (b) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing athletic facilities and other facilities useful or desirable in connection therewith, and acquiring any necessary property therefor, both real and personal.
ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 7,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 12,000,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 0.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 11,275,218.24
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 12,000,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018


SPLOST III Total

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 94,800,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 94,200,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 1,830,785.19
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 68,986,995.38
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 94,200,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00





SPLOST IV

(1) The cost of
         acquiring safety and security technology improvements for existing and new schools, other facilities, and school buses and fleet vehicles 

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 4,975,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 4,775,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 245,487.58
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 617,380.33
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 4,775,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2020


(2) The cost of 
         acquiring instructional and administrative technology improvements for existing and new schools and other facilities (including, without limitation, laptop and other individual student devices)

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 20,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 20,100,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 1,699,734.88
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 15,750,336.97
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 20,100,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2020

(3) The cost of
        (a) acquiring, constructing, and equipping two new elementary schools,

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 32,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 32,000,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 2,128,546.84 
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 20,761.67
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 32,000,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2020

        (b) adding to, renovating, repairing, improving, and equipping existing school buildings, existing athletic facilities, and other buildings and facilities useful or desirable in connection therewith

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 20,810,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 22,610,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 1,352,759.70 
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 6,308,621.08
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 22,610,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018

         (c) acquiring band instruments and band uniforms

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 1,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 1,000,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 150,009.55
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 627,671.64
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 1,000,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018

         (d) renovation of an existing school building into an administration building

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 1,000,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 1,000,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 0.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 0.00
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 1,000,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 6/30/2019

         (e) acquiring land for future schools; and acquiring any necessary property both real and personal;
ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 2,400,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 700,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 0.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 0.00
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 700,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 12/31/2018


(4) The cost of
         acquiring school buses and fleet vehicles 

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 1,415,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 1,415,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 796,993.29
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 159,829.71
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 1,415,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE 6/30/2020         
       

SPLOST IV Total

ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) 83,600,000.00
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) 83,600,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) 6,373,531.84
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) 23,484,601.40
TOTAL COMPLETION COST 83,600,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) 0.00





SPLOST Grand Total
 
ORIGINAL ESTIMATED COST (1) $ 178,400,000.00  
CURRENT ESTIMATED COSTS (2) $ 177,800,000.00
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN CURRENT YEAR (3) (4) $ 8,204,317.03
AMOUNT EXPENDED IN PRIOR YEARS (3) (4) $ 92,471,596.78
TOTAL COMPLETION COST $ 177,800,000.00
EXCESS PROCEEDS NOT EXPENDED (6) (7) (8) $0.00





(1) The School District's original cost estimate as specified in the resolution calling for the imposition of the Local Option Sales Tax.
(2) The School District's current estimate of total cost for the projects.  Includes all cost from project inception to completion.
(3) The voters of Rockdale County approved the imposition of a 1% sales tax to fund the above projects and retire associated debt.  Amounts expended for these projects may include sales tax proceeds, state, local property taxes and/or other funds over the life of the projects.