Tag Archives: Comm. Craig Salmon

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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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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FIGHT, BRUCE, FIGHT

June 23, 2017 Comm. Bruce Henry has twice attempted to get the rest of the BOC to go along with him and start setting money aside for capital projects, such as roads and buildings. He has advocated using the estimated … 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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SALMON TRIES TO BELITTLE CITIZENS AT PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET

June 13, 2017  After months of budget discussions without allowing any citizen input, the BOC finally held (legally required) public hearings on the budget.   Even though everyone knew it wasn’t going to change any minds on the BOC, two citizens … Continue reading

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NEW FIRE PUMPER PURCHASED TO HELP BAD PRELIMINARY ISO RATING & TO HOPEFULLY KEEP INSURANCE RATES DOWN

August 5, 2016 The BOC voted 4-Ø (Doug Luke did not attend the 8/1/16 meeting) to approve the purchase of a new Fire Rescue Pumper Truck.  After 3 previous attempts, including a bid packet used to favor only one company, … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS THE BOC’s VOTE TO STOP “MISINFORMATION”? WHAT DOES A CRYBABY DO WHEN HE DOESN’T GET HIS WAY?

August 3, 2016 WHAT WAS THE BOC’s VOTE TO STOP “MISINFORMATION”? As this blog reported last night— Jim Alexander, County Attorney, tried to explain to Comm. Salmon exactly why it wasn’t possible, feasible, or fiscally responsible to send out a … Continue reading

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