Monthly Archives: January 2016

JASPER BOC SET TO APPROVE JDA TAX PLEDGE FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 22, AT 6:00PM

January 20, 2016 Tonight there is a new agenda for a special called meeting on the county website for Friday night at 6:00PM.  The only item on the agenda includes “Tax Pledge – Four County Development Loan.”   This tax pledge … Continue reading

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AUDITOR CHARGES $26,000 TO DO P&Z AUDIT

January 17, 2016 Last year Sherry Braley was arrested by the GBI for “misappropriating” county funds.  The Grand Jury has yet to hear the case. At the 1/11/16 BOC meeting, the BOC was informed that the forensic audit for P&Z … Continue reading

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THE MISSING VIDEOS

January 15, 2016 Zoning for special event centers in Jasper County  Last night’s blog failed to insert the videos concerning the BOC and P&Z Administrator’s discussion of “special events” being added to the Jasper County Code. The county attorney suggested … Continue reading

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P&Z, BOC, AND COUNTY ATTORNEY WORK AGAINST THE CITIZENS TO BRING IN NOISE, LIQUOR, & “SPECIAL EVENTS” IN AG DISTRICT

January 14, 2016 It seems Jasper County taxpayers will pay the county attorney to write up a text amendment to our code so that “special events” (which will be determined by this new text amendment as to just what they … Continue reading

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DEBRIA MURPHY FAILED AT EMS BILLING—COSTING THE COUNTY $$??

January 12, 2016   “We do have an EMS Collections issue, ” said Mike Benton.  “Debria was busy ‘running her ambulance’ that she didn’t have time,”  he continued.        This is what the BOC was told by County … Continue reading

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JASPER BOC VOTES TO TABLE JDA BANK RESOLUTION

January 11, 2016 This evening after a 45 minute Executive Session, the BOC voted to table the JDA /Bank of Madison resolution requiring Jasper County to sign off on paying a $1.3M note owed by the Joint Development Authority (Stanton … Continue reading

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JDA WANTS COUNTIES TO SIGN “TAX PLEDGE” TO KEEP THEM AFLOAT AND PAY THEIR NOTES–

RESOLUTION ON JASPER COUNTY BOC AGENDA FOR MONDAY NIGHT, 1/11/16 January 9, 2016 Note:  JDA=Joint Development Authority or 4 County Development Authority or Stanton Springs TPA= Technology Park/Atlanta or TPA Group Jasper County’s part of all this is 10% The … Continue reading

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