Tag Archives: Comm. Craig Salmon

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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CRAIG SALMON CONCERNED WITH BEING CALLED “THE ISO GUY” –WANTS COUNTY ATTORNEY TO STOP TWG

August 2, 2016 According to County Manager, Mike Benton, Jasper County has gotten a very poor report from ISO, which in turn will cause everyone’s house insurance to go up.  But that revelation wasn’t nearly as concerning to Comm. Salmon … Continue reading

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“I’M THE ISO GUY FOR THE COUNTY.” –CRAIG SALMON

The county’s ISO rating, in part, determines how much you pay for your house insurance.  What is Jasper County’s ISO rating? July 28, 2016 TWG had no idea that Comm. Salmon had been appointed the “ISO guy” for the county.  … Continue reading

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