Tag Archives: City of Monticello Megasite

BIG LOAN FOR MONTICELLO MEGASITE MIGHT MEAN HIGHER UTILITY BILLS AFTER ALL

March 6, 2018 The City of Monticello’s elected officials recently said that despite the concerns and questions presented by the negative naysayers, that City utilities would not go up even though the utility revenues would be pledged against $5.5M of … Continue reading

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Why have public hearings become such a joke? And who will benefit from the $9.5M Water/Megasite Project?

January 17, 2018 Public hearings are required by law; however, they no longer seem to serve the purpose of allowing citizens and taxpayers to express their opinion about an upcoming project before the final decision is made.  There are two … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO LAND PURCHASE GIVES WINDFALL TO LAND OWNERS

December 11, 2017 Any price seems to be acceptable when the taxpayers are paying for it. The City of Monticello recently closed on the 705.95 acres off Hwy 11 South that borders Feldspar Rd.  Despite the assessed value (which is … Continue reading

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JCWSA OPPOSED TO CITY MEGASITE PROJECT

October 12, 2017 JCWSA member Ken McMichael spoke to the BOC and wanted them to sign a joint letter to USDA opposing the city of Monticello’s “Megasite” project. Mr. McMichael told the BOC the JCWSA has always intended to use … Continue reading

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CITY OF MONTICELLO NOTIFIES PUBLIC OF IMPENDING 40 YEAR LOAN

June 20, 2017 City of Monticello officials have been in talks with USDA-Rural Development since early March about a new ‘megasite’ off  Hwy 11 South at Feldspar Rd.  according to open records received from the USDA.  The most recent meeting … Continue reading

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CITY TO PURCHASE NEW MEGASITE—COST UNKNOWN TO PUBLIC—40 YEARS OF DEBT TO BUY

June 7, 2017 The Monticello News recently printed an article titled, “City to Purchase Megasite for Water, Growth”  Even though the Monticello News reported “the purchase WILL be made through USDA grants and loans,” there has NOT been a grant … Continue reading

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