Category Archives: City

ALERT: The City Could Completely Do Away With City Taxes, Slash Utility Rates or Both

May 9, 2018 According a recent letter to the editor, Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman stated, “the City could completely do away with City taxes, slash utility rates or both.”  There’s just one catch, the County taxpayers are supposed to … Continue reading

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THE FUTURE OF JASPER COUNTY—THE PLAN FOR GROWTH

April 25, 2018 Approximately 25 Jasper County citizens, who included some elected officials and Jasper County employees, discussed the Land Use Maps last night (April 24).  The land use maps show what areas of the county are designated as Agriculture … Continue reading

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WHAT SERVICES WILL THE CITY PUSH ON THE COUNTY TONIGHT?

April 19, 2018  Tonight at 6:00PM at City Hall there will be another Service Delivery Strategy (SDS) meeting between the elected officials of the City of Monticello and Jasper County.  The last meeting was where the City comes in, gives … Continue reading

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SO MAYBE THE CITY IS GOING TO DO CODE ENFORCEMENT THEIR “OWN D*** SELVES”

April 2, 2018 The City has been trying to push their code enforcement on the county for months, at least publicly.  If you listen to BOC Chair Comm. Pennamon and Mayor Brian Standifer, talks have been going on for at … Continue reading

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IS THE CITY OF MONTICELLO HONEST IN THEIR DEALINGS WITH THE COUNTY?

March 30, 2018 At the joint SDS meeting on 3/12/18 between the City and County concerning “service delivery” or who pays for what, there was disagreement on code enforcement and the amount the City spends to partially fund the library. … Continue reading

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WHY THE CITY OF MONTICELLO NEEDS A SCAPEGOAT FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT

To really understand how this meeting went, watch the videos below.  It will open your eyes! March 18, 2018 The City Council of Monticello, and in particular Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman, have been making threats about Code Enforcement for … Continue reading

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City of Monticello continues to go into debt for new projects while it can’t pay for what it currently has

DOUBLE TAXATION OR CITY SERVICES? I continue to read in the paper that the City of Monticello is somehow double taxed for services.  According to last week’s article on the City Council meeting, Mayor pro tem Stone Workman said that … Continue reading

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