Last week, the county passed a $405 million budget that relied on $21 million in one-time contingency funds and slashed funding for local non-profits.
Some public speakers at that meeting railed against the county’s use of taxpayer money to pay for the Braves stadium.
In addition to the $35 million capital maintenance obligation, Cobb issued $376 million in bonds to help construct the stadium and built supportive transportation infrastructure.
The county intends to pay its share using rent paid by the Braves for the use of the county-owned stadium, revenue raised from a hotel/motel tax, a rental car fee, a Cumberland district tax and a portion of Cobb property taxes.
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