Tag Archives: Comm. Carl Pennamon

UPDATE:  BOC REVERSES DECISION, TAXPAYERS TO PICK UP MORE OF EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE

October 8, 2018 At the BOC meeting on September 10, 2018, Comm. Pennamon brought  up employee health insurance.  He said it was “his thinking” and that “he talked” to all the Constitutional Officers about the employee health insurance premiums.  You … Continue reading

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JERNIGAN SEEMS EAGER TO SELL OUT COUNTY—WANTS TO SUPPORT NEW RULES FOR DEVELOPERS DESPITE EXISTING ORDINANCES

August 10, 2018 If you think developers and new businesses should have special rules over and above the citizens that live in Jasper County and that support the county with their taxes, this blog is not for you. John Snow, … Continue reading

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PENNAMON BLASTS CITY OFFICIALS –COMES OUT AGAINST CONSOLIDATION

August 7, 2018 At the BOC meeting last night, Carl Pennamon, Chair of the Jasper County BOC, blasted the Monticello City Council and their refusal to negotiate services as required by State Law (HB489) in good faith.  He also emphasized … Continue reading

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JDA SPOKESMEN SAY TO EXPECT MONEY TO POUR INTO JASPER COUNTY—SOMETIME AROUND 2027—BUT JDA BOARD WILL DECIDE WHAT COUNTIES GET

February 9, 2018  Shane Short, Walton County Economic Development Director, gave a 20 minutes presentation about JDA (Stanton Springs) to the BOC and those in attendance at the February 5, 2018 meeting.  He said he was asked to take the … 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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JASPER COUNTY BOC TO HAVE NEW WEBSITE…SOMETIME SOON, MAYBE..

October 9, 2017 We have been hearing for months that there will be a new Jasper County website.  The BOC has repeatedly asked, “Where is it?”  County Manager, Mike Benton, continues to say it will be up “next week.”  At … Continue reading

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GDOT PUTS MONTICELLO BYPASS ON SHELF UNTIL 2028

October 5, 2017 Comm. Pennamon gave a shocking report at the Development Authority meeting Tuesday afternoon.  He told all in attendance that GDOT had put the Monticello Bypass (Hwy 380) on the shelf until 2028. He added that GDOT still … Continue reading

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