Upon approval of the SPLOST 2005 Program Referendum, a 12-member Citizens Oversight Committee was appointed by the Mayor and Commission. The role and responsibility of the Citizens Oversight Committee is to ensure that projects are planned and recommended within their prescribed budgets, are feasible, and fulfill the project intent as identified within the referendum. The SPLOST 2005 Citizens Oversight Committee served for the duration of the SPLOST 2005 program tax revenue collection ending in April 2011.
In October 2011 the Mayor and Commission appointed a new Citizens Oversight Committee to continue oversight of the SPLOST 2005 Projects that were not complete and the implementation of the SPLOST 2011 approved Projects
The Citizens Oversight Committee routinely meets monthly on the fourth Monday of each month at City Hall. The meetings are scheduled for 6:00 p.m. but may be changed as needs dictate. Please check the calendar to confirm meeting locations and times.