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COUNTY INCREASES BUDGET ANOTHER 10% TO OVER $11,000,000

June 7, 2019 What improvements are we getting for all this tax money the BOC spends? Monday night the BOC voted to increase the county budget another 10% to an all time high of over $11,000,000.  If the Jasper County … Continue reading

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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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HOW MUCH MORE DID YOUR PROPERTY VALUES GO UP AGAIN THIS YEAR?

You have until this Friday, May 26, to appeal your property value. May 21, 2018 If you are not expecting another property tax increase, you need to wake up!  Property values in Jasper County continue to go up.  TWG has … Continue reading

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TO BE CIVILIZED WE NEED HIGHER TAXES AND MORE DEBT

Jasper County is getting mighty civilized.  May 19, 2017 During the last BOC meeting the FY2018 budget was discussed and adopted.  The BOC allowed citizen comments.  Gene Trammell’s widow, Norma Jeanne Trammell, urged the BOC to increase taxes and add … Continue reading

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THE BUDGET MEETING LAST NIGHT CONFIRMED YOU WILL GET A TAX INCREASE

May 19, 2016 Despite “talk” and “bluster” from some of the commissioners, it seemed obvious that the mil rate will not be rolled back to 16.0 and will be much closer to what it is now.  With higher values, this … Continue reading

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BOC CHANGES MEETING DATE AGAIN

BOC CHANGES MEETING DATE AGAIN—AFTER ADVERTISING A 2ND TIME FOR A HEARING THAT WON’T HAPPEN BECAUSE OF THE DATE CHANGE April 15, 2016 You have to hand it to the Jasper County BOC.  They love to keep the public confused … Continue reading

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CONVICTIONS MUST BE BASED ON TRUTH

June 25, 2015 During last week’s public hearing (June 18, 2015) on the FY16 budget, Comm. Pennamon stated that obviously no one in the county is concerned about the increased taxes, increased spending, and the direction the county is going … Continue reading

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