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The Capital Projects Sales Tax is a one cent added sales tax that provides funding for multiple projects that support the health, safety, and well-being of the citizens of North Augusta.

Capital Projects Sales Tax IV

In November of 2018, the Citizens of Aiken County approved a referendum to renew the existing 1-cent local options sales tax not to exceed 7 years. Collections will begin in May 2019. The following projects have been approved with budgeted amounts and are in priority order as determined by the City Council.

Projects 

Budget 

Headquarters Development

$11,100,000

Software and Technology Upgrades

$575,000

Gateways & Wayfindings Enhancement

$1,250,000

Activities Center Improvements 

$700,000

Park Improvements

$1,500,000

Community Center Upgrades

$150,000

Greeneway Maintenance & Connectivity

$650,000

Stormwater Infrastructure Improvements

$1,500,000

Downtown Greeneway

$900,000

Street Resurfacing

$1,450,000

Road Reconstruction

$3,000,000

Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

$3,500,000

Municipal Building Safety & Security Improvements

$425,000

Finance Department Lobby Improvements

$100,000

Downtown Pedestrian & Vehicular Traffic Safety

$300,000

Georgia Avenue Undergrounding Utilities

$700,000

Fire Apparatus

$400,000

Martintown Rd @ US1 Interchange

$2,000,000

New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam

$500,000

Capital Projects Sales Tax III

In November 2010, the Citizens of Aiken County approved a referendum to renew the existing 1-cent local options sales tax not to exceed 7 years. The City has collected a total of $20,563,430.48 (includes the $3 million from Aiken County and interest) as of February 29, 20120.

PROJECTS

EXPENSES

Completion of Station III / Fire Pumper

$1,638,398.79

Curbing and Sidewalk Development

$0.00

Greeneway Expansion, Extension, and Improvements

$99,746.00

New Gym at Riverview Park Activities Center

$4,514,262.47

New Park Development (Riverside Village at Hammond's Ferry)

$3,000,000.00

Replace Headquarters

$493,463.87

Replace Station I

$789,036.37

Road, Parking, Landscaping for Riverfront/Towne Center/Downtown Areas

$4,000,000.00

Road Reconstruction (Martintown @ Knobcone)

$41,203.64

Street Resurfacing Program

$1,378,589.48