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Ballot Question

Shall the special one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes currently imposed in Gwinnett County be continued upon the expiration of the current sales and use tax, for not longer than 20 calendar quarters to raise an estimated $984,565,000 for the purpose of funding the following projects: For Gwinnett County School District: (A) acquiring land for schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (B) constructing and equipping schools, support facilities, and athletic facilities; (C) purchasing school buses and other transportation vehicles; (D) making existing lease/purchase payments with respect to the acquisition of schools and support facilities; (E) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements; and (F) acquiring digital instructional materials, software, and textbooks (the ‚ÄúGwinnett Projects), at a total cost of approximately $957,096,000; and For the City of Buford School District: (A) acquiring land for schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (B) constructing and equipping schools, support facilities and athletic facilities; (C) purchasing school buses and other transportation vehicles; (D) making existing lease/purchase payments with respect to the acquisition of schools and support facilities; (E) modernizing technology and making system-wide technology improvements; (F) acquiring digital instructional materials, software, and textbooks; and (G) retiring previously issued bonded indebtedness, at a total cost of approximately $27,469,000?   If continuation of the tax is approved by the voters, such vote shall also constitute approval of the issuance of general obligation debt of the Gwinnett County School District in a principal amount not to exceed $300,000,000 for the purpose of funding all or a portion of the Gwinnett Projects.

o    Yes
o    No

 

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