Monthly Archives: September 2016

WHY SHOULD ADVANCED DISPOSAL PICK UP EXTRA GARBAGE CANS IF ONLY ONE IS BEING PAID FOR?

September 29, 2016 Recently the BOC posted a notice on their website that ADS would only pick up cans with Advance Disposal written on them or with ADS stickers.  Some of us have old “Attaway Waste” cans, and ADS has … Continue reading

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UPDATED JASPER COUNTY NOISE ORDINANCE—HEARING ON OCT. 3 AT 6PM

September 28, 2016 As reported previously, several citizens spoke at the last public hearing about the updated noise ordinance.  Some of the concerns expressed have been incorporated into the update, copied below in its entirety. There will be another public … Continue reading

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WHO DECIDED ON THIS PLAN FOR JASPER COUNTY’S FUTURE AND WHEN?

September 27, 2016 After waiting a week to get the information, County Manager Mike Benton finally sent a copy of the “Short Term Work Program.”  What this document does, is lay out how our BOC plans to spend money over … Continue reading

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GOV’T EMPLOYEE THEFT SEEMS TO BE ON THE RISE

September 25, 2016 Does this happen because of a lack of supervision or it is that a blind eye is turned when suspicions are raised?  Or is it both? The article below from the Newton Citizen, outlines how former Newton … Continue reading

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ALERT—IMPORTANT PUBLIC HEARINGS ADVERTISED (BUT NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE)

September 24, 2016 The BOC has advertised three (3) public hearings, but when asked for information to review before the public hearing, none was available.  So how does it work?  The citizens can comment at the public hearing, but have … Continue reading

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NOTICE: JASPER COUNTY TRASH COLLECTION

September 21, 2016 The following is hidden on the Jasper County BOC website.  We thought we would give you a heads up. NOTICE: Advanced Disposal will no longer be collecting trash containers that are not Advanced Disposal Containers.   If … Continue reading

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BLOOD SACRIFICE IN JASPER COUNTY

September 19, 2016 WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS AND INFORMATION What is happening to our country and our county?  After the bombings and stabbings this week-end in NY, NJ, and MN, we need to realize unusual things are happening in our own … Continue reading

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