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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Hall County pays off more than $2 million in sewer debt

The Hall County Board of Commissioners paid off millions of dollars in sewer debt last month after voting to sell property at the Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility (SSWRF) on Spout Springs Road.

Two tracts, totaling over 100 acres, were both sold to developer J.H. Homes for $2.22 million. The Board used the proceeds from that sale to pay down the debt from $14.3 million to $12.1 million.

"This is another example of the dedication this board has to fiscal responsibility," said Board of Commissioners Chairman Richard Mecum.

The County is currently in the surveying process in order to purchase easements in the South Hall area to expand sewer lines. Those purchases are being made with Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VII dollars, and no additional debt is being incurred.

"We will be able to provide citizens with additional sewer service in this area as well as the Friendship Road corridor," District 1 Commissioner Kathy Cooper said. "As we know, sewer is crucial for growth and development, and we're proud to be investing in those opportunities."

The property that was sold was formerly used as a spray field but was no longer needed once SPLOST-funded upgrades at the SSWRF in 2011 permitted the County to discharge into Lollis Creek instead. Following the sale, approximately 200 acres of the Spout Springs Water Reclamation Facility remain.

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