Tag Archives: Jasper County BOC

PLANNING AND ZONING DIRECTOR PUSHES SPECIAL EVENTS ORDINANCE

Are you ready for a Special Event near you?  Jasper County Citizens, what do YOU want? November 20, 2017 Despite two requests to see a copy of the proposed Special Events ordinance, we have yet to receive a copy from the … Continue reading

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BOC DISCUSSES MOVING SPLOST MONEY FROM POST ROAD TO OTHER ROADS IN COUNTY

November 14, 2017 For months -many months-we’ve been hearing how 1 mile of road costs $500,000 or more.  At the last BOC meeting Comm. Luke said it only costs $275K for a mile of road, BUT he had a better … Continue reading

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SPLOST SUPPORTERS—BOC, CITY, CHAMBER, AND DAJC-PUSH NOTION THAT 40% OF SALES IN JASPER COUNTY COME FROM TOURIST AND OUT OF COUNTY VISITORS

October 30, 2017 When you shop at Ingles or Circle K or head to the Vanilla Bean to eat or shop anywhere else in Jasper County, do you notice that 40% of the people there are from out of the … Continue reading

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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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