Project funded by SPLOST
Who: DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond
Commissioner Larry Johnson
Commissioner Edward “Ted” Terry
David Pelton, director, DeKalb County Department of Transportation
Jonathan McCaig, project manager, PATH Foundation
Chris Kingsbury, program manager, DeKalb SPLOST
What: County officials are hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly-constructed 2.2-mile segment of the Michelle Obama Trail, which includes installation of a 12-foot-wide path primarily consisting of concrete and sections of a wooden boardwalk and two steel truss bridges.
Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), Georgia Department of Transportation and the PATH Foundation.
DeKalb County will receive an estimated $388 million in SPLOST revenue over a six-year period to improve county roads, infrastructure, libraries, parks, and public safety. For more information about DeKalb County SPLOST, visit www.dekalbsplost.com.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, 10 a.m.
Where: Georgia State University Decatur Campus
2946 Clifton Spring Road
The public is invited to view the event live on DeKalb County Television (DCTV) on Channel 23 for Comcast Cable subscribers in DeKalb County. The event also will be streamed live at www.DCTVChannel23.tv