Barrow Today for Monday, May 14: Chamber of Commerce to Host TSPLOST Forum in Auburn
Barrow residents are invited to the second of three meetings on the proposed special purpose local-option sales tax geared toward a region’s transportation needs.
The Barrow County Chamber of Commerce will host the second of three informational meetings on TSPLOST, a special purpose local-option sales tax geared toward a region’s transportation needs. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Auburn City Council Meeting Room.
If passed, the 2012 TSPLOST bill is expected to generate more than $18 billion statewide over a 10-year period from a one cent sales tax for the purpose of tackling a laundry list of transportation projects, including intersection and road improvements right here in Barrow County.
Today's forecast: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 a.m., then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind about 5 mph becoming west. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight's forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low about 61. West wind about 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.