Category Archives: County

PROMISES? OR SAY ANYTHING TO GET THE PLAT APPROVED?

September 15, 2018 Just because something said is not in the “official minutes”, does that mean it was not said? The developer, John Snow, and the engineer of The Peninsula at Jackson Lake, said they had no problem doing two … Continue reading

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THERE IS NO DEAL BETWEEN THE BOE AND BOC CONCERNING STANTON SPRINGS

August 29, 2018 There is NO DEAL between the Board of Education and Board of Commissioners concerning the split in revenues from Stanton Springs (JDA/Four County Development Authority).  The August 23, 2018 article “School Board Discusses Stanton Springs Funds” in … 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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COMM. JERNIGAN DOESN’T LIKE “THE BLOG”—WANTS DEVELOPER’S BOND ADDRESSED BY BOC AGAIN

August 14, 2018 At last night’s BOC called meeting, Comm. Don Jernigan used his Commissioner Comments time to say he did not like the blog, and in particular the recent blog showing him pushing for a developer’s bond in lieu … Continue reading

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JERNIGAN SEEMS EAGER TO SELL OUT COUNTY—WANTS TO SUPPORT NEW RULES FOR DEVELOPERS DESPITE EXISTING ORDINANCES

August 10, 2018 If you think developers and new businesses should have special rules over and above the citizens that live in Jasper County and that support the county with their taxes, this blog is not for you. John Snow, … Continue reading

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DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY & COUNTY ENTER INTO LEASE AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION—WHY IS THIS A BIG SECRET?

August 8, 2018  Only by reading the July 2, 2018 minutes would you ever know that the Jasper County BOC and the DAJC have a lease agreement for a piece of land.  The lease term is one (1) year with … Continue reading

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