Tag Archives: Jasper County Board of Commissioners

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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WHAT IS THE PLAN, COMMISSIONERS? ANOTHER WRECK TODAY AT HWY 212 & BETHEL CHURCH RD.

May 9, 2015 At approximately 11:50AM today, 4 Sheriff’s cars and 1 ambulance arrived at another accident at the intersection of Hwy 212 W and Bethel Church Rd. Shortly thereafter another Sheriff’s car and another ambulance arrived. The Georgia State … Continue reading

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A SYNOPSIS OF THE 9/8/14 BOC MEETING

September 10, 2014 Following are notes from the BOC meeting. We will get out more details on some of the issues in the following days. Chairman Gene Trammell was absent, no explanation given. All votes were 4-0 during meeting.   … Continue reading

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BUDGET HEARING–BOC GIVES THEIR REASONS FOR RAISING MILLAGE

Complete Budget Hearing on Video June 20, 2014   The following videos show the budget hearing held June 16 at 6:00PM. The 5 videos last a total of 30 minutes. If you watch the following videos you will get an … Continue reading

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COMMISSIONERS MOCK OPEN GOVERNMENT

March 15, 2014 When there is not openness, corruption grows rapidly.” — Vernon Keenan, director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  No Board of Commissioners in the past 16 years has violated Open Government laws more than the current, new … Continue reading

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WHEN DID THE BOC MEET TO ESTABLISH THESE FEES?

In this past week’s paper there was an ad— Just when did the BOC meet and vote on these fees?  Or was this another meeting by email or telephone? Two BOC slots will be decided this year—District 2 and District … Continue reading

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County Manager Comments on BOC Cell Phones

Karen Degges, County Manager, has submitted the following as a comment on the blog.  However, in order for everyone to be able to read it, we have copied the comment to send out as a regular blog entry.  We urge … Continue reading

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