Tag Archives: Jasper County BOC

CITIZENS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE FY19 BUDGET BUT THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO COMMENT ON IT THIS WEEK

June 17, 2018 As TWG has said before, “Public hearings are a total joke in this county.”   The BOC has another called meeting tomorrow night, June 18, about the FY19 Budget— Topic of discussion to include:  FY2019 Budget & … Continue reading

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COUNTY PROVIDED EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE—A HUGE BENEFIT TO EMPLOYEES AND A HUGE COST TO TAXPAYERS

June 12, 2018 How would you like to pay $32.50 per month or $390 per year for health insurance while your employer picked up the rest of the cost?  That’s exactly what happens if you are a Jasper County employee … Continue reading

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THE COUNTY BUDGET IS THE COMMISSIONER’S BUDGET AND THEY DON’T NEED ANY CITIZEN INPUT

June 10, 2018 You may think the budget is boring and may want to ignore this blog, but the county budget determines your property tax, and some very interesting things are revealed in discussion —unintentionally—if you can stand to sit … Continue reading

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900 POUNDS OF TRASH DUMPED ALONG ROAD IN JASPER COUNTY BY NEWTON COUNTY BUSINESS

June 4, 2018 (This picture is a representation, and not the actual 900# of trash found in Jasper County.) Code enforcement cases are heard in Magistrate Court every other Friday.  Last Friday, June 1, a case concerning illegal dumping was … Continue reading

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BOC WANTS MORE FREE STUFF—“DISCUSSING” GIVING THEMSELVES IPADS MONDAY NIGHT

June 2, 2018 The taxpayers now provide the BOC with free smartphones and almost free health insurance, along with life insurance, retirement, and training costs in addition to their pay.  Now they want the taxpayers to provide a “tablet” for … Continue reading

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THE WOOD FLOORING PLANT—WAS A SCAM PERPETRATED ON THE TAXPAYERS OF JASPER COUNTY?

March 24, 2018 The DAJC through its director, David Dyer, has told the TWG that they will not honor the open records request for documents concerning the wood flooring plant…due to “pending litigation.”  Note to DAJC—pending litigation is not an … Continue reading

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HAS THE TAXPAYER-BACKED WOOD FLOORING PLANT CLOSED?

March 21, 2018 Rumors have been rampant since before Christmas that the “Wood Flooring Plant” (Thompson & Thwaite, LLC) has closed.  Reliable sources have told us again this week that the plant is closed.  TWG submitted an open records request … Continue reading

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