Capital Projects

In November 2017, DeKalb County voters overwhelmingly passed a referendum approving an additional penny tax to fund key improvements to roads, parks, public safety and transportation projects. The City of Tucker is committed to keeping residents informed about how their pennies are being used for the betterment of the community. View the 2023 SPLOST Project report

SPLOST News & Updates

Sep. 07, 2023
SPLOST II to be Added to Tucker Ballot

Tucker City Council voted to concur with DeKalb County’s call for a referendum to continue the one percent special purpose local option sales tax, or SPLOST II, and one percent equalized homestead option sales and use tax, or EHOST. 

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Apr. 21, 2022
Chamblee Tucker Lane Diet FAQ
There are currently two travel lanes in each direction and the lane diet will bring that down to a single travel lane and a bike lane in both directions and a turn lane with medians.
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Mar. 09, 2021
City of Tucker Launches 2021 Road Resurfacing Program
Contractors began chipping away at the pavement on Smithsonia Drive on Tuesday morning, officially kicking off the City of Tucker’s 2021 road resurfacing campaign.
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Mar. 08, 2021
City Council Wrap Up – March 8, 2021
Tucker’s Mayor and City Council met Monday night, their first meeting of the month of March.
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Mar. 26, 2020
Tucker Kicks Off 2020 SPLOST Campaign
The City of Tucker kicked off their 2020 SPLOST resurfacing efforts this week, with crews getting to work on the first of what will be nearly 80 streets to be repaved over the next few months.
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Feb. 24, 2020
Tucker to Pave Nearly 80 Roads in 2020 SPLOST Program
The ride around Tucker continues to get a whole lot smoother thanks to the special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST).
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Apr. 08, 2019
Tucker Kicks Off Spring SPLOST Resurfacing Campaign

 Tucker’s Mayor and City Council Monday helped launch a new round of SPLOST-funded road resurfacings with a ribbon cutting event on Rock Mountain Boulevard.

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Feb. 14, 2019
Tucker Unveils SPLOST-Funded Resurfacings for Spring 2019
The City of Tucker is gearing up for a new round of road resurfacing projects paid for largely by the special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST).
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Dec. 18, 2018
Fellowship Road Traffic Pattern Change Complete
The City of Tucker Monday made good on its promise to address traffic concerns at a busy downtown intersection. 
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Sep. 07, 2018
Strategic Transportation Master Plan - Project Fact Sheet
The Tucker Strategic Transportation Master Plan (STMP) will provide a detailed analysis of transportation issues and opportunities and assess future transportation demands.
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Aug. 16, 2018
Thornridge Lane Becomes First Tucker Street Resurfaced with SPLOST Funds
The City of Tucker celebrated its first SPLOST-funded road resurfacing project this morning on Thornridge Lane.
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Aug. 09, 2018
SPLOST Resurfacing to Begin Around Tucker Next Week
The first of Tucker’s road resurfacing projects funded by special-purpose local-option sales tax (SPLOST) funds will begin Wednesday, August 15th on Thornridge Lane.
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Jul. 17, 2018
Tucker Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Ratings
In 2018, crews from Stantec traveled every mile of public roadway in the City of Tucker, using their state-of-the-art technology to gather road conditions around the City.
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Jun. 01, 2018
Updating SPLOST: What's Happening with Your Pennies?
Over the past several weeks, Tucker’s SPLOST plan has begun to crystallize. Significant steps have been taken – largely behind the scenes – to get projects lined up and have some ...
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Apr. 24, 2018
City Council Wrap Up – April 23, 2018
Tucker’s City Council held their last April meeting on Monday night at the City Hall Annex denying a rezoning for a residential development along Lawrenceville Highway.
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Apr. 03, 2018
Experience Counts: City Engineer Poised to Make Tucker's SPLOST a Success
Ken Hildebrandt has been Tucker’s City Engineer since 2016, working with other engineers and developers to ensure ...
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Apr. 02, 2018
Road Repaving: Learn the Terms
As you start to see certain SPLOST-funded projects begin around town, it may be helpful to understand the lingo that our City Engineer is using when he talks with the Mayor and ...
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Apr. 01, 2018
FROM THE MAYOR – April 2018
Starting April 1, you may notice a small change to your bill when you go shopping. That’s because the sales tax on most items across DeKalb County is going from seven percent ...
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Mar. 12, 2018
City Council Wrap Up – March 12, 2018
Tucker’s City Council held the first of two scheduled March meetings on Monday night, hearing staff presentations on two major issues.
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Mar. 05, 2018
DeKalb SPLOST Collection Begins April 1

On November 7, 2017, the electorate of DeKalb County voted, pursuant to O.C.G.A. Title 48, Chapter 8, Article 2A, Part 2, to suspend the Homestead Option Sales Tax ...

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Jan. 09, 2018
City Council Wrap Up – January 8-9, 2018
Tucker’s City Council held a two-night marathon meeting at the City Hall Annex to kick off the new year. The meeting, split into two nights because of the length of the agenda ...
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Nov. 13, 2017
City Council Wrap Up – November 13, 2017
Tucker’s City Council met Monday night at the City Hall Annex for the first of two scheduled meetings in the month of November.
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Nov. 08, 2017
Tucker Voters Decide Council Races, SPLOST Passes in DeKalb
Several thousand Tucker voters went to the polls on Tuesday, casting ballots in what will go down as an historic vote in DeKalb County. 
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Oct. 10, 2017
On November 7, voters across DeKalb County will consider ballot measures that will impact their taxes, as well as potentially funding projects in their community.
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Oct. 01, 2017
FROM THE MAYOR – October 2017
Elections matter. Of course, that’s self-evident – and even seems a little silly to say – but some have far-reaching impacts to which we need to give serious thought before ...
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Sep. 28, 2017
DeKalb Resolution Calls for SPLOST/EHOST Referendum
DeKalb Resolution Calls for SPLOST/EHOST Referendum: Complete Details Here
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