Tag Archives: City-County Consolidation

Monticello Mayor Brian Standifer says, “We want to be truly transparent.”  If so, what about…..

September 22, 2017 Mr. Mayor, you say you want to be truly transparent to everyone.  Please answer a few questions for us.  We will be happy to give you space on the blog for your answers. What about the USDA … Continue reading

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COUNTY CAN NOT PROVIDE SATISFACTORY CODE ENFORCEMENT BUT MEETING TO CONSIDER DOING CITY ENFORCEMENT ANYWAY

September 19, 2017 Last night’s BOC meeting proved one thing—the City is pushing the County to do code enforcement for them even though the City has the money to provide it themselves. Only 3 BOC members were present last night, … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO REQUESTS JASPER COUNTY TO PROVIDE CODE ENFORCEMENT  

September 7, 2017 You gotta be kiddin’, right?  Code Enforcement cannot (or will not) enforce the codes in the County.  Why would the BOC consider providing code enforcement to the City of Monticello?  If this proposal is anything like the … Continue reading

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FIRST THE COUNTY TOOK OVER CITY POLICE, NOW CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT IS NEXT

July 9, 2016 Not another back room deal!?!  On the BOC agenda for Monday night, July 11 at 6:00PM—Item #2 under New Business– City of Monticello Code Enforcement.  Last month, it was reported that City Councilman Larry Thurman said there … Continue reading

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THE DEADLINE IS HIGH NOON TOMORROW

September 2, 2015   The City of Monticello will be holding elections this year for 3 places on the City Council. The future of Monticello may very well be at stake. The qualifying deadline is high noon tomorrow. At present … Continue reading

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BOC MEETING TONIGHT—LANDFILL DISCUSSION & MILLAGE RATE TO BE SET

July 6, 2015 Don’t forget the BOC meeting tonight at 6:00PM. Citizens need to be in attendance and will have the opportunity to voice their concerns and opinions about the FY16 budget, higher taxes, the landfill, any any other issues. … Continue reading

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NOTEPADS FOR THE BOC ON THE AGENDA AGAIN?

June 29, 2015 The agenda for BOC meetings change so much that we save them as version 1, 2, 3, etc. On Friday (6/26/15) the first version of the agenda was posted with the following item under Old Business.      … Continue reading

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