P.O. Box 1375
45 S. Lumpkin Street
Hawkinsville, GA 31036
Phone (478) 783-0828
Fax (478) 783-9209
Pulaski County Board of Elections and Registrar (Meeting every 2nd Monday at 10:00 am)
Gail B. Bembry, Chair
CALL FOR SPECIAL ELECTION
Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-540, a Special Election shall be held in PULASKI County for the purpose of submitting to the voters the following question for approval or rejection:
“Shall a special one percent (1%) sales and use tax be imposed in Pulaski County for a period not to exceed six years for the raising of an estimated eight million five hundred thousand dollars ($8,500.000) of which $4,250,000 will be used for capital outlay projects hereinafter identified, and $4,250,000 shall be used for City of Hawkinsville capital outlay projects hereinafter identified. The capital outlay project or projects to be funded within Pulaski County, GA being for the following purposes; Recreational facilities and improvements, including land acquisition, facility and equipment purchases and/or facility and equipment improvements; purchase of and/or improvements to county owned facilities, infrastructure and equipment including, but not limited to, 911, EMA, Fire and Law Enforcement; improvements to County Gateways and County owned roads and bridges; purchase of and/or improvements to county vehicles; to provide for capital projects matching grant funds on County Projects. Economic Development Capital Projects to include purchase, lease, improvement, site preparation or renovation of land or buildings within the limits of Pulaski County, GA. The capital outlay projects to be funded on City owned property being for the following purposes: Recreational facilities and improvements, including land acquisition or equipment purchases, development and improvement; Public Safety and/or Public Work equipment improvements, leases or purchases; Economic Development Capital Projects to include purchase, lease, improvement, incentives, site preparation or renovation of land or buildings within the city limits of Hawkinsville, GA; to provide for capital projects matching grant funds on City Projects; Other Capital Projects of the City of Hawkinsville that may include improvements of city property and facilities, purchase of land, buildings, street improvements, infrastructure improvements, vehicle and/or equipment purchases and leases and to make payments towards existing general obligation debt for the United States Department of Agriculture Loan dated 11/17/2021, in the original principal amount of $3,080,000; satisfaction of existing general obligation debt to Georgia Environmental Finance Authority Loan dated 01/01/2010 in the original principal amount of S735,696.80 and to Georgia Environmental Finance Authority Loan dated 10/22/2018 in the original principal amount of S2.5 million.”
The Special Election will be held in conjunction to General Election on November 8, 2022.
All persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to register to vote in the special election may register to vote through the close of business on October 11, 2022. Advance voting will be held in the Courthouse Annex Auditorium beginning Monday October 17, 2022 through Friday November 4, 2022. Polls will open for Advance Voting at 8:30a.m. until 5p.m. Monday-Friday; Saturdays 9a.m.to 5p.m.
Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, 2022.
Gail B Bembry, Chair, Pulaski County Board of Elections
PULASKI COUNTY, GA
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Important Election Dates for General/ Special Election November 8, 2022
October 11, 2022 Last day to Register to Vote in November General and Special Election
October 12, 2022 Poll Workers Training begins at 3p.m.
October 13, 2022 Logic and Accuracy Testing at 9a.m.
October 17, 2022 Advance (In Person) Voting begins for November Election; 8:30a.m-5p.m
October 22, 2022 Mandatory Saturday Voting, Advance (In Person) Voting 9a.m.-5p.m.
October 28, 2022 Last day to submit Absentee Ballot Application for November Election
October 29, 2022 Mandatory Saturday Voting, Advance (In Person) Voting 9a.m.-5p.m.
November 4, 2022 Last Day of Advance (In Person) Voting 8:30a.m.-5p.m.
November 5, 2022 Logic and Accuracy Testing at 10a.m.
November 8, 2022 Election Day Polls open 7a.m. to 7p.m.
November 9, 2022 Computation and Canvassing of Returns, 10 a.m.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL
VOTERS REGISTRATION OFFICE (478) 783-0828