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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. 

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.

Organizations Recognized by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation

At a luncheon in Atlanta on Friday, December 12, the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation announced that five state-level awards for individuals and organizations in Macon-Bibb County. Awards were presented to the Austin Center for Development, Historic Macon Foundation, Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Foundation, and Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert.

Macon-Bibb Selected for Free Assistance with Smart Growth Strategies

Macon-Bibb Selected for Free Assistance with Smart Growth Strategies

Smart Growth America – a national nonprofit that advocates for better cities, towns, and neighborhoods — announced today that Macon-Bibb has been selected to receive a free two-day technical assistance workshop in 2015. (The date and location of that workshop have not yet been set.) Through the support and guidance of our Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative team, Macon-Bibb developed an application that was one of 14 selected from more than 120 applications submitted from 35 states.

Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade

The Macon-Bibb County Parks & Recreation Department will hold its first Lake Tobesofkee Christmas Boat Parade on Saturday, December 20 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Parade will begin at the Fish & Pig Restaurant and go up the lake to the Lower Thomaston Bridge, then back to the restaurant.

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.”

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).