Category Archives: Property taxes

YOUR PROPERTY TAX BILL IS READY—ARE YOU?

July 29, 2018 You know, our tax commissioner, Angela Walsh, is on the ball.  While searching online today, I realized that the Jasper County tax bills are already on the Tax Commissioner’s website.  If you want to see how much you … Continue reading

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BOC proud of cuts to FY19 budget….but it is $388,000 higher than last year and taxes are going up

June 28, 2018 Even though the FY19 budget increased by $388,653 over the FY18 budget, the commissioners were proud of themselves for all the “cuts” they made.  There will be  additional revenue of $350,480 over the previous year and the … Continue reading

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BOC VOTES TO INCREASE EMPLOYEE SHARE OF HEALTH INSURANCE

January 19, 2018 The hot topic of discussion at last night’s BOC meeting was employee health insurance, and the skyrocketing costs due to ACA (Obamacare) mandates. Comm. Pennamon, Comm. Jernigan, Mike Benton, and Kelly Fox had a telephone conference at … Continue reading

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CITIZENS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE FY19 BUDGET BUT THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO COMMENT ON IT THIS WEEK

June 17, 2018 As TWG has said before, “Public hearings are a total joke in this county.”   The BOC has another called meeting tomorrow night, June 18, about the FY19 Budget— Topic of discussion to include:  FY2019 Budget & … Continue reading

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COUNTY PROVIDED EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE—A HUGE BENEFIT TO EMPLOYEES AND A HUGE COST TO TAXPAYERS

June 12, 2018 How would you like to pay $32.50 per month or $390 per year for health insurance while your employer picked up the rest of the cost?  That’s exactly what happens if you are a Jasper County employee … Continue reading

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THE COUNTY BUDGET IS THE COMMISSIONER’S BUDGET AND THEY DON’T NEED ANY CITIZEN INPUT

June 10, 2018 You may think the budget is boring and may want to ignore this blog, but the county budget determines your property tax, and some very interesting things are revealed in discussion —unintentionally—if you can stand to sit … Continue reading

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COUNTY BUDGET CONSIDERED BY BOC SHOWS 3.41% INCREASE IN PROPERTY TAXES

Budget meeting tomorrow night at 6:00PM.    May 30, 2018  The Jasper County Commissioners have been discussing the county budget for over a month.  They seem to have a hard time determining wants from needs.     Here are some of the … Continue reading

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