HELP STOP any more SPLOST in Union Co...
Yes

Warner Robins, GA

#222 Oct 14, 2013
Who's coming to vote early tomorrow? I will be at the courthouse first thing voting YES!!!!!!!!
neighbor

United States

#223 Oct 15, 2013
Yes wrote:
Who's coming to vote early tomorrow? I will be at the courthouse first thing voting YES!!!!!!!!
Me and my Neighbors will meet you there to vote NO!
Just a thought

United States

#224 Oct 15, 2013
Yes wrote:
Who's coming to vote early tomorrow? I will be at the courthouse first thing voting YES!!!!!!!!
You must be one of those old farts that don't care about anyone but your sorry rear.
just saying

Hudson, OH

#225 Oct 15, 2013
Yes wrote:
Who's coming to vote early tomorrow? I will be at the courthouse first thing voting YES!!!!!!!!
make sure you stop by and kiss Lamar
Right Wing Nut III

Cleveland, GA

#226 Oct 16, 2013
just saying wrote:
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make sure you stop by and kiss Lamar
They should, he supports them with your money. Big Government makes these people a living. The Democrat way. Take from the earners and give to someone who did not earn anything, but thinks they are entitled. Lamar is a real Democrat. Big Government, more Government Jobs in Union.
Yes

Fayetteville, GA

#227 Oct 16, 2013
neighbor wrote:
<quoted text>Me and my Neighbors will meet you there to vote NO!
I waited til today to vote yes. I was so sad that I missed you.
neighbor

Canton, GA

#228 Oct 17, 2013
Yes wrote:
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I waited til today to vote yes. I was so sad that I missed you.
Sorry I missed you but my 150 neighbors are going today to vote NO.
just me

Braselton, GA

#232 Oct 19, 2013
Just how long does Lamar's office think they can stop the truth from coming out?
just me

Braselton, GA

#233 Oct 19, 2013
Get a copy of the news release tomorrow SUNDAY the 20th at:

H Cook Tires in town.

133 Blue Ridge St
neighbor

Canton, GA

#234 Oct 20, 2013
Paris has a plan. It goes something like this. He gets the county so far in debt that we cannot pay the folks who buy the bonds. He declares the county bankrupt. Then his cronies with all the money come in and buy up everything at a discounted price and then charges all the Move in's who use these things a heavy price to use what they thought was going to be free. He's a genius.
Goober Blairsvillian

Canton, GA

#235 Oct 20, 2013
Is Lamar Paris from Florida or Atlanta ?

Just wandering
just asking

Dahlonega, GA

#236 Oct 24, 2013
Let's not forget about the issues that we are facing. Get out and vote NO...to any more SPLOST
assessed

Blue Ridge, GA

#237 Oct 24, 2013
just asking wrote:
Let's not forget about the issues that we are facing. Get out and vote NO...to any more SPLOST
Yes you bet i will vote NO.Especially since my tax bill that i received few days ago.Reflects a 37.4% increase in my taxes,over last years!I am wondering if anybody elses TAXES went up this year?
yes

Cleveland, GA

#238 Oct 24, 2013
Same here. My assessed value more than doubled. I was planning to appeal but now that our wonderful govt has made it more complicated to do I didn't get it filed in time.
assessed wrote:
<quoted text>Yes you bet i will vote NO.Especially since my tax bill that i received few days ago.Reflects a 37.4% increase in my taxes,over last years!I am wondering if anybody elses TAXES went up this year?
just me

Dahlonega, GA

#239 Oct 25, 2013
Get a copy of the MV news release at:

H Cook Tires in town.

133 Blue Ridge St

He is open Thursday - Saturday until 5:30pm
just me

Dahlonega, GA

#240 Oct 25, 2013
Back on the Subject
Classically Liberal

Ellijay, GA

#241 Oct 25, 2013
OMG... I thought Gilmer was Bad. Union County is raging with idiots! Its no wonder the 515 corridor is about to be reclaimed by the State! What a mess this place is in.
James

Commerce, GA

#242 Oct 26, 2013
No way to spend yo self out of the debt Liemore has created for Union county . Vote no on splost .Whereis the money Liemore ?
Ga Supreme Court Ruling

Blairsville, GA

#243 Oct 26, 2013
ACOG wrote:
In todays paper Lamar announced that he was going to put the SPLOST 4 up for vote in November. The current one ends in March 2015. He said he would have a presentation of new projects in the next couple of weeks.
I need help from someone in the community to help put together a NO!!!!! to SPLOST Presentation for any more SPLOST in Union County. I need someone that can take the old videos of the last SPLOST and help put all the information together of what Lamar said he would do with the money and what he really did with the money and how much was spent on each project.
The main thing Lamar did was the bait and switch he did to the voters with the Community Center. This project was presented to the voters as a cost of $3 MILLION dollars.
Why was it switched to a Revenue Bond at a cost of over 5 MILLION dollars and OVER 3 MILLION interest at a TOTAL COST to the tax payers of $8,149,878.
Wait .....that's not all the money he has spent on the Community Center, He has spent another $933,143 out of the SPLOST money BESIDES the over $8 MILLION DOLLARS on the Community Center. In 2012 he spent $303,978 alone. What was that for?????
What about the $150,000 that was to be spent on the Horse Arena Improvements?
That turned into over $750,000.
What about the $750,000 that was to be spent on the Farmers Market, Cannery and Arena?
That is now in to over a Million and still spending.
The list goes on and on and on.
So far the County has SPENT $12,053,247 on the SPLOST 3 Projects
The County has COLLECTED as of Dec. 2012 $12,265,656
He is spending as fast as he is collecting instead of saving up and paying of the Revenue and General Obligation Debt he owes for borrowing the money.
THE SPLOST 2 the County collected a total of $16,766,046.
THE COUNTY SPENT $18,147,995
HOW DID THE COUNTY MAKE UP THE $1,371,949 DEFICIT???????
This SPLOST the PUBLIC DESERVES THE TRUTH!
When does his spending STOP?????
WHEN WE STOP VOTING ON IT!!!!!!!
Please contact me at [email protected] and let me know what you can do.
Donations can be given at Cadence Bank next to BiLo account in the name of Advocates for Clean and Open Government
Thank You
Linda Pittman
Here's a Georgia Supreme Court ruling regarding SPLOST and Floyd County.

In a 1992 decision, the Georgia Supreme Court ruled that the governing authority was obliged to use proceeds from the SPLOST tax for the projects approved in the SPLOST referendum. The Court held that the governing authority…is bound by the SPLOST budget and account reports to complete all projects listed therein unless circumstances arise which dictate that projects which initially seemed feasible are no longer so. In this regard, the governing authority has discretion to make adjustments in the plans for these projects, but may not abandon the projects altogether. Dickey v. Storey, 262 Ga. 452 (1992).

The Supreme Court, in the same ruling, recognized that the county could not use SPLOST funds for a project that had not been approved by the voters, noting that under O.C.G.A.§ 48-8-121(a) proceeds from the SPLOST…shall be used exclusively for the purpose or purposes specified in the resolution or ordinance calling for imposition of the tax.
just me

Dahlonega, GA

#244 Oct 27, 2013
get out and vote this week

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