Community Notices

Sales & Use Tax 

On May 22, 2018, a special election will be held in Dade County to submit to the qualified voters of Dade County the following question:

  • Impose 1% Sales and Use Tax

Shall a special one percent sales and use tax be imposed in the special district consisting of Dade County for a period of time not to exceed five years and for the raising of not more than an estimated amount of $7,750,000 for transportation purposes?

County & City Projects

County and City Projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Adaptive Traffic Signals
  • Add reflectors to County roads (especially Lookout and Sand Mountain)
  • Bike way and Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes
  • Bikeway and Pedestrian Multi-Use Routes
  • Bridge Maintenance throughout Dade County
  • Construction of I-59 Connector Highway (Phase 1)
  • Construction of I-59 Exit North of Trenton (Phase 1)
  • County's portion of Industrial Development Park
  • Development of Bike Paths and Walking Trails (Phase 1)
  • Expand streetscape project in City of Trenton
  • Future Economic Development - Roadway Infrastructure
  • Implement existing streetscape plan in City of Trenton
  • Lighting / Beautification of I-59 Trenton Exit - to promote tourism and local business
  • Lighting I-24 Wildwood Exit - to promote tourism and local business
  • Lighting I-59 Rising Fawn Exit - to promote tourism and local business
  • Lookout Creek Access Points
  • New and / or replacement of sidewalks
  • New sidewalks along Highway 136 East to connect Lookout Mountain trail head at Cloudland Canyon Park Road
  • Paving of County owned graveled roads
  • Public Works Equipment Various City Roads to be Milled and Paved

    • Bobcat Skid Steer
    • Bush-Axe
    • Dump Truck
    • Rubber Tire Track-Hoe for City of Trenton Striper (middle / edge lines / reflectors) - County / City Joint Project
  • Resurfacing County Roads

    • Back Valley Road
    • Burkhalter Gap Road
    • Creek Road (from Sarah Chapel north)
    • Hales Gap Road
    • Mason Road (from cemetery south)
    • Morganville Ridge Road (partial)
    • Murphy Hollow Road
    • New Home Road
    • Old Cloverdale Road
    • Piney Road (partial)
    • Scratch Ankle Road (partial)
    • Sells Lane (from asphalt to Highway 136
    • Slygo Road
    • Walls Circle
    • Yankee Road
    • Other secondary roads will be considered if sufficient sales tax revenues are collected
  • Town Creek Walk
  • Update crosswalks for more pedestrian safety

Human Trafficking

This notice is in compliance with O.C.G.A. 16-5-47. Are you or someone you know being sold for sex or made/forced to work for little or no pay and cannot leave? Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 888-373-7888 for help. All victims of slavery and human trafficking have rights and are protected by international, federal, and state law. View more information on Human Trafficking (PDF).

The hotline is:

  • Able to provide help, referral to services, training, and general information
  • Accessible in 170 languages
  • Anonymous and confidential
  • Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Operated by a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization
  • Toll free