Tag Archives: Comm. Carl Pennamon

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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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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WHY WAS THE SPLOST DECREASED?  THE BOC FINDS THAT TAXPAYERS DO NOT WANT MORE DEBT

August 23, 2017 Comm. Pennamon opened the meeting on Monday night by revealing that he has come to realize that the taxpayers of Jasper County do not want more debt.  Comm. Pennamon also has been talking to the two local … Continue reading

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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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