Category Archives: Code Enforcement

PLANNING AND ZONING DIRECTOR PUSHES SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE

Are you ready for a Special Event near you?  Jasper County Citizens, what do YOU want? November 20, 2017 Despite two requests to see a copy of the proposed Special Events ordinance, we have yet to receive a copy from the … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO DECIDES TO DO THEIR OWN CODE ENFORCEMENT

November 18, 2017 Does this mean the County taxpayers are off the hook?  The City of Monticello has been pushing the County to do code enforcement for them, even though the City has the money to provide it themselves.  At … Continue reading

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HIGHWAY 142 BAR IS NOW HIGHWAY 142 JUNK YARD

October 24, 2017 “The Hwy 142 Bar is now the Hwy 142 junkyard.  K Motors is basically a junk yard.  It looks rough.” —Doug Luke 10/2/17 BOC meeting It seems the County Manager doesn’t get it when a commissioner complains … 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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