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CITY GETS BIDS FOR TOWEE ST. –THAT STREET BETWEEN THE LIQUOR STORE AND THE BACK OF THE COURTHOUSE

October 13, 2015 BID PROCESS Last Thursday (10/8/15) at 4:15pm, Robert Jordan, Monticello’s engineer, opened bids for the paving and related improvements to Towee St.   There were two sealed bids submitted. Bid 1 was from Northeast Concrete of Macon, GA. … Continue reading

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IS PUTTING OUT AN HONEST BID TOO HARD FOR JASPER COUNTY FIRE DEP’T?

October 10, 2015 There are laws that govern bidding and the bid specifications to make sure everyone bidding has a fair chance. The Fire Pumper bid specs don’t seem to have fallen into the “fair” category. After much controversy and … Continue reading

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SOMETHING SMELLS FISHY WITH THE FIRE PUMPER BIDS

September 27, 2015 For the 3rd or 4th time, a new fire pumper was discussed and the amount of the 2nd round of bids questioned at the BOC meeting on 9/21/15. Jarret Slocumb gives bid information—recommends the “E-1” truck: BOC … Continue reading

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WOOD FIBER REMOVAL & DISPOSAL FROM JASPER COUNTY LANDFILL

September 16, 2015 A mandatory pre-bid conference to remove the “fiber problem” at the landfill was held on September 8, 2015 at 2:00PM. Twelve (12) different contractors/companies were represented. The purpose of the meeting, according to Kent McCormick of Triple … Continue reading

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IT IS EASIER THAN BID-RIGGING—JUST GIVE THE JOB TO SOMEONE YOU KNOW WITHOUT BIDS

August 10, 2015 IGNORING THE BIDDING PROCESS IS ILLEGAL & COSTLY TWG has had many comments both on the blog and via email about the BOC violating the county purchasing policy concerning bids while making another department stick to it … Continue reading

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MEETING AGENDA CHANGES AGAIN FOR BOC MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 12th AT 5:30pm

May 11, 2015 The meeting agendas change so frequently that we are now keeping copies of the agenda under separate versions. The public is never sure just what will be on the agenda when they walk in the meeting. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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BOC TRIES TO FOOL PUBLIC AGAIN

April 29, 2015 It comes as no surprise to anyone, that keeps up with what the current BOC does, to find them lying about their intentions. On April 6, 2015, the BOC made a motion and voted to approve extending … Continue reading

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