After a presentation and question-and-answer session on the July 31 TSPLOST vote at a town hall hosted by Rep. David Wilkerson (D-Austell), several South Cobb and West Cobb residents voiced their skepticism of the Transportation Investment Act and its accompanying one-cent sales tax.
Former Powder Springs Councilman Tom Bevirt told residents Monday that they need to be “skeptical” of the penny tax.
Those pushing it have at least $6 million to “inform you, and that’s kind of a polite word,” he said.
“So you’ve got to be a little bit more skeptical of this,” Bevirt said.
Two dozen or so were in attendance at the town hall meeting.
Wilkerson said the meeting was a follow-up to his last one at the center, when many had questions about the TSPLOST. Also there to explain the issue Monday was Faye DiMassimo, director of the Cobb Department of Transportation;