DONNA TRACY / LAKE CITY EDITOR Florence County Council Chairman James Schofield addresses the Lake City Rotary International weekly meeting regarding the penny sales tax referendum Aug. 16. The third and final reading for the extension of the Capital Project Sales Tax passed unanimously in the Florence County Council meeting Thursday.
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>> $19.7 million in road improvements for the City of Florence
>> $14.9 million in road paving and drainage in the greater Florence area
>> $3.7 million for a new Howe Springs Fire District main station
>> $1.8 million for a new Windy Hill Fire District station in Quinby
>> $1.48 million for two EMS stations, one in Florence, one in Timmonsville
>> $750,000 for 150 additional fire hydrants divided among Windy Hill, West Florence and Howe Springs fire districts
>> $720,000 recreation/community building in Quinby
>> $420,000 new Timmonsville community center
>> $360,000 new Quinby Town Hall
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:11 pm
Updated: 7:57 am, Thu Oct 31, 2013.
This is the first of a four-part series on the projects and municipalities that are part of the Capital Project Sales Tax that will be on the Nov. 5 ballot for Florence County voters.
FLORENCE, S.C. — Of the $145 million in projects that makes up the total Capital Project Sales Tax referendum on the ballot next Tuesday, the greater Florence area (consisting of the city and nearby unincorporated areas), Timmonsville and Quinby would receive $47.5 million for projects.
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013 8:11 pm.
Updated: 7:57 am.