Monthly Archives: August 2016

BOC PULLS BAIT & SWITCH–DISCUSSES JDA, NOT EMS

August 30, 2016   Despite the agenda for the EMS discussion still being on the door, and still up on the county website at 8PM last night, the BOC pulled a bait and switch last night with the help of … Continue reading

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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE JASPER COUNTY TO ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING?

August 29, 2016 When it comes to raising taxes or giving away money, it takes the BOC a very short period of time to do that.  But other things, are not done so quickly. Take for example the landfill scales … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU ARE THIS INEPT YOU SHOULD BE FIRED, NOT CODDLED–ANOTHER PUBLIC WORKS DISASTER

AND PLEASE, MIKE BENTON AND Jasper County BOC, QUIT MAKING EXCUSES FOR THIS CONTINUAL CRAP WE GET FROM PUBLIC WORKS August 26, 2016 On July 28, 2016 at approximately 5:20PM,  a serious wreck was caused by the incompetence of Jasper … Continue reading

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EMS DISCUSSION–SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

August 25, 2016 Remember the ad looking for a Fire/EMS Director?  Applications are due September 1, but the BOC has called a Special Called Meeting–Work Session for Monday night, August 29 at 6:00PM to discuss EMS.   TWG

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THE REAL REASON WHY ROADS IN JASPER COUNTY ARE A MESS

August 24, 2016 The roads in Jasper County are not a mess because of lack of personnel or new equipment.  NO!  It is a lack of supervision by the department head, and a lack of caring and responsibility by the … Continue reading

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DOES THIS MEAN THAT THE BOC IS NOT GOING TO PRIVATIZE EMS?

August 22, 2016 The following ad appeared in The Monticello News this past week:    Does this mean that all the rumors about the BOC privatizing EMS is just that, rumors?  These rumors have been spreading throughout EMS for the … Continue reading

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MELISSA STROZIER AGREES TO PLEA DEAL FOR THEFT

August 20, 2016   Melissa Strozier was an employee of Jasper County and worked at the Senior Center during the time these thefts took place.   From the Monticello News article:  M. Strozier Agrees to Plea Deal for Theft Susan … Continue reading

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