Category Archives: County

HOW MUCH MORE DID YOUR PROPERTY VALUES GO UP AGAIN THIS YEAR?

You have until this Friday, May 26, to appeal your property value. May 21, 2018 If you are not expecting another property tax increase, you need to wake up!  Property values in Jasper County continue to go up.  TWG has … Continue reading

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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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WHY GET PERMISSION WHEN P&Z DIRECTOR ALLOWS ANYTHING—NO PERMIT, NO PROBLEM, JUST DO WHAT YOU WANT

May 6, 2018 INTENTIONAL NEGLECT OF ZONING LAWS AND ORDINANCES  The public hearing for the tournament lake has been cancelled.  Why bother having a hearing and getting permission when the P&Z director allows you to have a tournament anyway and … Continue reading

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PAY LAKE-TOURNAMENT LAKE-HEARING MONDAY, MAY 7 AT 6PM

May 4, 2018 Despite the P& Z Board voting 5-Ø to deny a “tournament lake”, because there is no definition of a tournament lake in the Jasper County code or table of uses, the BOC will have a public hearing … 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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PAY LAKE–CARP, SALT, & CITY WATER SUPPLY

April 22, 2018  The hearing concerning the Tournament Lake on Hwy 212 W  revealed some interesting facts.     Did you know that this “pay lake” has been registered as an LLC and operates as 212 Lakes LLC, Melanie Neal, Registered Agent, … 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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