Monthly Archives: June 2016

BOC CALLS SPECIAL MEETING FOR ROADS— THURSDAY 6/30/16 AT 6PM

June 28, 2016 Barnes Mountain Rd. Cut Thru will be paved by Pittman Construction while they are in the area re-paving Hwy 11 N.  Based on what Comm. Pennamon said, both paving/re-surfacing and leveling will be done for less than … Continue reading

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JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY—LAND ACQUISTION—SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

June 27, 2016 (JDA=4 County Development Authority=Stanton Springs) After cancelling their regularly called June 28th meeting about 10 days ago, the JDA has all of a sudden decided they need a “special called meeting” on the same day, June 28th … Continue reading

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ANOTHER BIG IDEA FROM COMM. CRAIG SALMON

June 25, 2016   During the discussion about the landfill office replacement and repair on June 6, Comm. Salmon brought up his new idea.  He wants to have the landfill traffic re-routed around the Recreation department.  See his comments about … Continue reading

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BOC TO VOTE ON SOLID WASTE DISTRICT TAX June 23rd

June 22, 2016 Tomorrow night, June 23, the Jasper County BOC will vote to approve the millage rate to support a $9.9M budget, and set the rate for the “fire tax district”, which is the money given to the JCWSA … Continue reading

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IN TWO YEARS, COUNTY DEBT IS MORE THAN 3 TIMES WHAT IT WAS WHEN BOC TOOK OFFICE

June 20, 2016 While they brag of a higher fund balance, this group of commissioners has added more and more debt, more spending, and higher taxes each year they have been in office.  They can spend more because they have … Continue reading

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A YEAR LATER AND SHERRY BRALEY STILL HASN’T BEEN INDICTED

June 16, 2016 On June 23, 2015 the following post was published by TWG— GBI ISSUES WARRANT FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEE Sherry Braley was arrested the week of June 23, 2015 for theft by deception, a felony.  The amount of money in … Continue reading

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ONE MORE PLEA FOR BOC TO CUT THE MILLAGE—GIVE PROPERTY OWNERS A TAX BREAK

June 14, 2016 Yesterday morning in front of 4 commissioners, 1 citizen attended and spoke.  Last night at the 2nd public hearing, in front of all 5 commissioners, 1 citizen attended and spoke.  The plea from both was to cut … Continue reading

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