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Macon-Bibb Releases SPLOST Financial Statement

Each month, Macon-Bibb County publishes a financial report on how funds from the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) is spent. For complete information - including the report - click here. 

First Macon-Bibb Audit "Impressive"

At the Macon-Bibb County Commission Operations & Finance Committee Meeting on Tuesday, January 16, the results of the Fiscal Year 2014 Audit were presented. This audit covered the first six months of the newly, consolidated government, from January 1 – June 30, 2014. The full audit can be read by clicking here.

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

MaconBibbTV Highlights 2nd St Vision Block Opening

This past December, Macon-Bibb County reopened the block of Second Street between Cherry and Poplar Streets to vehicular traffic after a short event with comments from Mayor Robert Reichert, Commissioners, SPLOST Advisory Committee Chair Jeffery Monroe, and representatives from TY Lin International and Chris R. Sheridan & Co.

MaconBibbTV was there to cover this milestone event, and you can watch that coverage – including interviews, improvements, and more – by clicking here.

Macon-Bibb Student Leaders Visit Juvenile Justice Center

Macon-Bibb County’s Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) cohort visited the Thomas Jackson Juvenile Justice Center (560 Oglethorpe Street) on TuesdayJanuary 13, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The visit was part of the cohort’s year-long program to learn first-hand the roles and services the consolidated Macon-Bibb County government provides.

Macon-Bibb Launches Online SPLOST Map

On Tuesday, December 10, Macon-Bibb County launched a new interactive online map to show how funds from the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax are being spent on projects. The map can be accessed by clicking here or by visiting www.maconbibb.us and clicking on the banner image.

“The best thing about this web site is the transparency it brings to our SPLOST spending,” says SPLOST Advisory Committee Chair Jeffery Monroe. “Macon-Bibb citizens can now see for themselves how, when, and where their SPLOST dollars are being spent.”

MaconBibbTV Launches New Site

MaconBibbTV Launches New Site

In its ongoing efforts to improve communication between the consolidated government and the public, MaconBibbTV has upgraded its website to make it easier for people to view the videos produced. To check out the new site – and learn more about Macon-Bibb County – click here.

“The original website was a great initial source of information, but this upgraded site allows for a richer, high-definition media experience,” says Trae McCombs, MaconBibbTV Manager.

Macon-Bibb Tax Commissioner's Office to Move to New Location

The Macon-Bibb County Tax Commissioner’s Office will close the Farmers’ Market branch at 2055 Eisenhower Parkway at the close of business on Friday, December 19, 2014.  All services will be relocated to Office’s new location at 188 Third Street (corner of Walnut and Third Streets).