Between the Cobb and Marietta school districts, the county’s two public school systems are asking for voters to approve collections of more than $773.3 million in sales taxes between Jan. 1, 2014, and Dec. 31, 2018.
Cobb alone will receive 93 percent of collections, or about $717.8 million, and Marietta about 7 percent, or $55.4 million.
Any voter in Cobb can vote at the elections office main location, 736 Whitlock Ave. in Marietta, Feb. 25 through March 15, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The week of March 11to 15, four more satellite locations will open for voters between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.:
* East Cobb Government Service Center, 4400 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta
* South Cobb Community Center, 620 Lions Club Drive, Mableton
* Northstar Church, 3413 Blue Springs Road NW, Kennesaw
* Boots Ward Recreation Center/Lost Mountain Park, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs.
Polls will not be open Monday, March 18, but all 153 voting locations in Cobb will be open Tuesday, March 19, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.
There also are two voting locations that have changed.
Residents who previously voted at Community Bible Church will now vote at Chalker Elementary School, 325 North Booth Road, Kennesaw. The John Knox Presbyterian Church site has been changed to the East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.
The following locations will be changed for the March 19 vote only:
* Martha Moore Education Center to Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw
* Northeast Cobb YMCA to Hightower Trail Middle School, 3905 Post Oak Tritt Road, Marietta
* Towne View Baptist Church to Christ Episcopal Church, 1210 Wooten Lake Road NW, Kennesaw
* Wildwood Baptist Church to Pitner Elementary School, 4575 Wade Green Road, Acworth.
Voters can apply for a mail-in ballot by submitting an application online at cobbelections.org or by calling the office at (770) 528-2581.
To find out more information about where to vote, visit the state’s voter web page at sos.ga.gov/mvp.
Cobb’s portion of the 1 cent sales tax includes the district spending around $175.5 million on new or replacement facilities, $10 million on land, $130.3 million on additions or modifications, $179 million on infrastructure and individual school needs, $97.9 million on safety and support and $125 million on curriculum, instruction and technology.
To view a detailed project list for Cobb, visit cobbk12.org.
Marietta is asking for passage of the referendum to help pay off its $15.2 million debt and more than $40 million in renovations, technology purchases and transportation in the city school district.
A complete project list for Marietta City can be found online at marietta-city.org.