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CITY OF MONTICELLO LAND PURCHASE GIVES WINDFALL TO LAND OWNERS

December 11, 2017 Any price seems to be acceptable when the taxpayers are paying for it. The City of Monticello recently closed on the 705.95 acres off Hwy 11 South that borders Feldspar Rd.  Despite the assessed value (which is … Continue reading

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DO YOU CARE WHAT WILL BE GOING ON IN JASPER COUNTY 10 YEARS FROM NOW?

December 7, 2017 The Comprehensive Plan Committee will help determine how Jasper County looks in the future.  Who is on it and what is their job? The Comprehensive Plan Committee was appointed at the 12/4/17 BOC meeting.  This committee is … Continue reading

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P&Z BOARD IGNORED WHILE DIRECTOR WORKS WITH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ON SPECIAL EVENTS

December 5, 2017 Shane Sealy, P&Z director, has been meeting with the Chamber of Commerce for 10 months to plan and/or work on the special event ordinance, but did not ask for a work session with his own P&Z board … Continue reading

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HAPPY NATIONAL MUTT DAY–BE AWARE OF MUTTS WAITING AT ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTERS

Happy National Mutt Day, also known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day! The goal for today is to raise awareness of homeless mixed breed dogs, and it was launched in 2005. There are actually two days set aside each year to … Continue reading

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P&Z DENIES SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE 4-0

December 1, 2017 Thank you to all the people attending the P&Z meeting last night! Last night the P&Z Board denied the Special Events Ordinance 4-0.  (Vice-Chair Lee Holman was out of town.)  There were approximately 30 people attending, including … Continue reading

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DON’T FORGET—SPECIAL EVENTS- PUBLIC HEARING THURSDAY 11/30/17 AT 6PM

November 29, 2017 The hearing for the proposed Special Events ordinance and permit will be held downstairs in the Courthouse in the BOC meeting room tomorrow night at 6:00PM.  This hearing will be held by the Planning and Zoning Board. … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EVENT ORDINANCE –LOTS OF QUESTIONS….WHAT AFFECT ON YOU?

What will be allowed at the expense of citizens living here?  Expense meaning inconvenience, cost, loss of peace and quiet, loss of privacy, animal distress, etc. November 24, 2017 After repeated attempts to get a copy of the Special Event … Continue reading

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