Bill Would Empower High Growth School Districts To Levy Impact Fees

Photo shows McDonough High School during construction with partial build-out of the new building (MEJA Construction, Inc. photo).
McDonough High School under construction in 2018. (MEJA Construction, Inc. photo)

Should local school districts be able to levy impact fees to help pay for new schools? A proposed constitutional amendment and associated bill seeks to give local school boards the option, but only for high growth school districts.

The Georgia House Governmental Affairs committee considered the bills on Friday morning, March 3. The full house must consider it on Monday, March 6, — Crossover Day — or otherwise the bill would wait until next year.

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