Category Archives: County

LAND FLIPPERS SEND OUT BROCHURE ON THE PENINSULA AT JACKSON BEFORE BOC EVEN APPROVES FINAL PLAT

April 19, 2019 Even before the BOC has approved the final plat of the “The Peninsula at Jackson Lake”, a brochure touting “Lakefront Liquidation” on April 27, 2019 has already been mailed out and received in the area.  The final … Continue reading

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WAS THE PLANNING & ZONING BOARD AND THE BOC SNOOKERD ABOUT THE SPECIAL EVENT TEXT AMENDMENT?

April 4, 2019 There have now been two hearings about allowing a “Special Events Business” to operate in the Agriculture Districts of the county.  The first was before the P&Z Board, and applicant Julie Rowland had many of her “neighbors” … Continue reading

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SPECIAL EVENT CENTER IN AGRICULTURE DISTRICT—PUBLIC HEARING THURSDAY, MARCH 28 AT 6:00PM

March 24, 2019 Once again our P&Z director is trying to add the “special event” designation to the Zoning Ordinance as a permitted use in the Agriculture zoned districts in the county. TWG can find no record of a Special … Continue reading

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT–NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW

March 15, 2019  Lynn Bentley, Chief Assessor, has lawsuit levied against her There have been ongoing complaints the last few years about the way people are treated in the Board of Assessors office when they question their new values.  Someone … Continue reading

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WILLIE “LEE” SIMMONS TO CHALLENGE GERALD STUNKEL FOR DISTRICT 4 COMMISSION SEAT

March 10, 2019 Willie “Lee” Simmons is running for the District 4 Commission seat to challenge Gerald Stunkle who announced in February.  We have found that most people do not even know there is an election, much less who is … Continue reading

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SO THIS IS WHAT YOU CALL BUILDING INSPECTION IN JASPER COUNTY

March 7, 2019 No porta-potty on site for six (6) months.  No silt fence on site for six (6) months.  Do we have building inspection in Jasper County or do we just have someone that signs off on anything because … Continue reading

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT–NEWS YOU NEED TO KNOW

March 4, 2019 Shake up at City Hall After being out on extended leave for several months, City Clerk Lathaydra Sands has tendered her resignation effective March 1, 2019.  According to an article in The Monticello News, the City Council … Continue reading

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