Category Archives: City

JCWSA OPPOSED TO CITY MEGASITE PROJECT

October 12, 2017 JCWSA member Ken McMichael spoke to the BOC and wanted them to sign a joint letter to USDA opposing the city of Monticello’s “Megasite” project. Mr. McMichael told the BOC the JCWSA has always intended to use … Continue reading

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Monticello Mayor Brian Standifer says, “We want to be truly transparent.”  If so, what about…..

September 22, 2017 Mr. Mayor, you say you want to be truly transparent to everyone.  Please answer a few questions for us.  We will be happy to give you space on the blog for your answers. What about the USDA … Continue reading

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COUNTY CAN NOT PROVIDE SATISFACTORY CODE ENFORCEMENT BUT MEETING TO CONSIDER DOING CITY ENFORCEMENT ANYWAY

September 19, 2017 Last night’s BOC meeting proved one thing—the City is pushing the County to do code enforcement for them even though the City has the money to provide it themselves. Only 3 BOC members were present last night, … Continue reading

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BOC TO CONSIDER PROVIDING CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT AND BUYING 2 VANS AT ALMOST $50,000 APIECE

September 17, 2017 Monday night, September 18, at 6:00PM the BOC will meet to discuss a variety of items.  Tops on the list is providing Code Enforcement to the City of Monticello.  The current P&Z Director, Shane Sealy, who is … Continue reading

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FAIL = CODE ENFORCEMENT IN JASPER COUNTY = FAIL

September 8, 2017 Some examples of why the BOC needs to concentrate on code enforcement in the COUNTY, and let the City of Monticello worry about its own code enforcement problems. Garbage along our roads Garbage piled high in front … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO REQUESTS JASPER COUNTY TO PROVIDE CODE ENFORCEMENT  

September 7, 2017 You gotta be kiddin’, right?  Code Enforcement cannot (or will not) enforce the codes in the County.  Why would the BOC consider providing code enforcement to the City of Monticello?  If this proposal is anything like the … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS ARISE ABOUT PROPERTY VALUES– ARE THEY FAIR? ARE THEY CORRECT?

June 25, 2017 When property values are set, they are supposed to be substantially “uniform” with other similar properties. Are they? Why did the county properties have inflation increases when no city properties had inflation increases? What about certain commercial … Continue reading

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