Category Archives: City

WORKMAN ATTACKS FELLOW COUNCIL MEMBERS THAT DISAGREE WITH HIS SERVICE DELIVERY “DOUBLE TAXATION” MANTRA

September 7, 2018 The Monticello City Council has met to discuss the Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) on August 30 and again on September 6.  In each of the meetings, council members who brought up ideas or concerns contrary to Mayor … Continue reading

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PLAN FOR FUTURE OF JASPER COUNTY KEPT FROM PUBLIC

August 23, 2018  Why is the plan for the future of Jasper County being kept from the public?  The Monticello News has yet to publish what is in the plan.  It didn’t give the public any insight before the public … Continue reading

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DOES THE NEW COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AGREE WITH YOUR IDEA OF HOW THE COUNTY SHOULD GROW AND WHAT IS IMPORTANT?

August 18, 2018 The Comprehensive Plan for Jasper County and cities of Shady Dale and Monticello contains “goals,” and policies to meet those goals, for the next 10 years.  This plan contains the proposed future Land Use map, showing where … Continue reading

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BOC TO PUSH CITY-COUNTY CONSOLIDATION MONDAY NIGHT-AUGUST 6 MEETING

August 4, 2018 Are you ready?  Craig Salmon has been pushing the City-County Consolidation issue for months, and Carl Pennamon has been a long time advocate.  The BOC will vote Monday night to put Consolidation on the November ballot.   … Continue reading

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RUMORS HAVE IT—ARRESTS AT CITY HALL

July 6, 2018 Rumors were all over town today about the GBI arresting two people at City Hall.  These arrests were supposedly made about two weeks ago, and people are just now talking about it.     In Jasper County, things are … Continue reading

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ANOTHER FARCE BY THE CITY OF MONTICELLO

May 25, 2018 The City of Monticello, pretending everything is on the up and up, ran an ad in the local paper for the position of a “qualified supervisor & foreman for the water and sewer distribution crew.”  Sources tell … Continue reading

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MAYOR BRIAN STANDIFER TAKES SPECIAL PRIVILEGES AT NEW “MEGASITE” & CITY ACCEPTS NEPOTISM

May 24, 2018 It seems that Mayor Brian Standifer has been using the new City “water source/Megasite” for his family get-togethers.  Sources tell TWG that on both Easter weekend and on Mother’s Day, the mayor had his extended family at … Continue reading

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