Monthly Archives: June 2013

BOC Meeting to Discuss EMS Committee July 1st

June 29, 2013 The BOC will hold its “regular meeting” on July 1, 2013 at 5:00PM.  On the agenda under County Manager items is “EMS Committee.”  Who will be accepted to serve on this committee should be discussed.  Remember, the … Continue reading

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Comm. Henry Makes Surprise Move to Lower the Millage Rate

The purpose of the BOC meeting tonight was to approve the budget and the millage rate that had been agreed upon earlier by the BOC and advertised in the paper for the past 2 weeks. In a surprise move when … Continue reading

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BOC to Vote on JCWSA rate, Curbside Rate, Millage Rate

The BOC will hold a “public hearing” on the budget and increased millage rate Thursday, June 27 at 6:00PM.  Immediately after the “public hearing” the following business will be conducted that will determine your 2013 tax bill: New Business: 1. … Continue reading

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Do you wonder why some things never change?

Study: Georgia residents less involved Georgia Public Broadcasting, June 24, 2013 A new study says Georgia has one of the nation’s lowest levels of civic involvement in activities such as voting and volunteering. The University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute … Continue reading

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IS THE EMS COMMITTEE JUST A DELAY TACTIC?

In order to cool the controversy the BOC started when they brought up privatizing EMS, Comm. Pennamon brought up the idea of a committee to decide what should be done about EMS at the June 3, 2013 meeting.  It is … Continue reading

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New County Manager Chosen

At the BOC meeting tonight, the BOC went into Executive Session at 7:00PM.  When they came out they appointed Karen Degges as the new County Manager.

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County Budget for FY 2014 & BOC meeting Monday 6/17/13

See copy of budget and agenda for Monday below. The County Budget has been prepared after about 12 hours of public meetings– listening to departments ask for money and listening to outside entities (that don’t have to be funded) ask … Continue reading

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