Tag Archives: Doug Luke

WHY THE CITY OF MONTICELLO NEEDS A SCAPEGOAT FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT

To really understand how this meeting went, watch the videos below.  It will open your eyes! March 18, 2018 The City Council of Monticello, and in particular Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman, have been making threats about Code Enforcement for … Continue reading

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ATTENTION-TURTLE COVE RESIDENTS—THANK YOUR COMMISSIONERS FOR YOUR NEW PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

May 27, 2017 Both commissioners representing the Turtle Cove area, Salmon on the east side and Jernigan on the west side, voted to use the higher millage rate Monday night instead of the rollback rate.  Comm. Pennamon voted along with … Continue reading

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RAISE PROPERTY TAXES AND CITIZENS GET MORE SERVICES??

May 10, 2017  Comm. Don Jernigan seems to think if the county brings in more taxes, then citizens get more services.  It is hard to tell where that idea comes from.  After living here 40 years, and my taxes are … Continue reading

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COMM. HENRY & LUKE DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB OF REPRESENTING THE CITIZENS AT THE BOC MEETING

Asking questions and trying to save money for the taxpayers should be the BOC’s first priority December 8, 2016 Four more new Sheriff’s cars Comm. Henry could never make Comm. Trammell understand that spending $154,000 to buy 4 new Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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BOC ATTITUDE—IT’S OK TO SIGN A 50 YEAR AGREEMENT BECAUSE THEY WON’T BE AROUND TO SEE HOW IT WORKS OUT

September 7, 2016 Gene Trammell and Jim Alexander seem convinced that by the time the 50-year contract (IGA) with JDA comes to an end, Jasper County will be bringing in $4 million a year.  According to Jim Alexander, at the … Continue reading

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BOC PULLS BAIT & SWITCH–DISCUSSES JDA, NOT EMS

August 30, 2016   Despite the agenda for the EMS discussion still being on the door, and still up on the county website at 8PM last night, the BOC pulled a bait and switch last night with the help of … Continue reading

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THE JASPER COUNTY BOC POLITELY DECLINES TO GET INVOLVED IN CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT

July 15, 2016  In an attempt to cut off discussion about City-County Code Enforcement, Comm. Trammell called for the question and said all in favor…and then was told by Comm. Luke that a motion hadn’t even been made yet. Watch … Continue reading

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