Tag Archives: Jasper County BOC

BOC MEETING—LOTS OF TALK, LITTLE ACCOMPLISHED

October 3, 2017 The BOC had lots of talk—much repeated from a previous meeting, and little accomplished.  Here’s what happened–     Old Business: Discussion on New 4-H Vehicle—Cost -approx. $45,000+–TABLED until next meeting so where funds will come from … Continue reading

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BOC MEETING ABOUT LITTLE MORE THAN SPENDING MONEY

October 1, 2017   The BOC meetings have become nothing more than voting to spend money.  Case in point, tomorrow night’s BOC agenda with over $400,000 of requests.  It is doubtful any will be denied.   Old Business: Discussion on … Continue reading

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BOC APPROVES SETTLEMENT-PAYMENTS TO KAREN DEGGES

It is always easier to give up, give in, and compromise, rather than stand and fight for what is right. September 29, 2017 On 1/13/17, former County Manager, Karen Degges, filed a civil rights lawsuit in Federal court against Jasper … Continue reading

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Monticello Mayor Brian Standifer says, “We want to be truly transparent.”  If so, what about…..

September 22, 2017 Mr. Mayor, you say you want to be truly transparent to everyone.  Please answer a few questions for us.  We will be happy to give you space on the blog for your answers. What about the USDA … Continue reading

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BOC TO CONSIDER PROVIDING CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT AND BUYING 2 VANS AT ALMOST $50,000 APIECE

September 17, 2017 Monday night, September 18, at 6:00PM the BOC will meet to discuss a variety of items.  Tops on the list is providing Code Enforcement to the City of Monticello.  The current P&Z Director, Shane Sealy, who is … Continue reading

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BOC APPROVES SPECIAL ZONING, BUT DID THEY EVER READ THE COUNTY DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE?

Special Exception Zoning For Conventional Subdivision Passes 4 to 1, with Doug Luke against.  Many requirements in ordinance ignored.  August 31, 2017 A motion read by Commissioner Don Jernigan, with the stipulations written by the land salesmen—Premier Land Dev (Liquidators), … Continue reading

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SPLOST GETS MORE CONFUSING—BOC SAYS IT NOW WILL BE $3.5 MILLION

August 22, 2017 The Jasper County BOC met again last night to discuss the 2018 SPLOST projects and corresponding debt.  After 4 months of discussion, nothing has been settled permanently.  First, the SPLOST was $8.5M with corresponding debt, then $6.2M … Continue reading

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