Tag Archives: Comm. Carl Pennamon

COMM. SALMON WANTS SPLOST DEBT BACK TO $8,200,000

August 8, 2017 After Comm. Pennamon went over the new list of SPLOST projects— $2,250,000 for the Sheriff’s offices, $2,250,000 for Roads, and $1,700,000 for a Recreation building — Comm. Salmon asked where the $2M the BOC agreed to cut … Continue reading

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IS THE BOC AFRAID FOR THE PUBLIC TO KNOW THE TRUE COST OF THE PROPOSED SPLOST DEBT?

August 3, 2017 All during the 7/31/17 BOC meeting the BOC and financial advisor discussed how to “clear things up” so the public would vote yes on the tremendous new debt they propose. One of those ways was to give … Continue reading

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Chairman Pennamon wants TWG Chair Mary Patrick to Become a Political “Asset” for the Board of Commissioners

August 1, 2017 Last night Comm. Pennamon could not stand it that Mary Patrick thanked Comm. Bruce Henry for sticking in there and pushing (over 3 or 4 meetings) to cut the SPLOST projects and the corresponding debt.   It seems … Continue reading

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PROPOSED SPLOST DEBT SO LARGE THAT PENNAMON WANTS FINANCIAL ADVISOR

July 30, 2017 Comm. Pennamon suggested getting a financial advisor to help with the proposed $8.3M SPLOST debt.   The Jasper County BOC has posted a “Called Meeting” for Monday, July 31, 2017 at 6:00PM.  The only item on the … Continue reading

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IT WAS A BOND, NOW IT’S JUST BORROWING MONEY.  JDA REVENUE WAS GOING TO HELP PAY THE DEBT, NOW THE BOC SAYS “THEY NEVER SAID THAT.”

July 25, 2017 Constant changes and confusion….it’s how they get you to vote on what they “say” before you know all the facts. Do you know what you will be voting on in November with the 2018 SPLOST?  The purpose … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES, WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES?

 Whu d’ya have? Buildings or roads? 25 years of debt?  It is up to you! July 17, 2017 Commissioners complain about not being able to pave roads because they don’t have enough money.   And, according to Comm. Pennamon, the Public Works … Continue reading

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Comm. CRAIG SALMON SABOTAGES BOC MEETING—AGAIN

June 16, 2017 At the 5/25/17 BOC meeting, Salmon derailed the multi-month budget discussions and tentative approval of the budget by wanting to add several hundred thousand dollars to the budget at the last minute.  His idea was to either … Continue reading

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