Tag Archives: Jasper County BOC

Comm. CRAIG SALMON SABOTAGES BOC MEETING—AGAIN

June 16, 2017 At the 5/25/17 BOC meeting, Salmon derailed the multi-month budget discussions and tentative approval of the budget by wanting to add several hundred thousand dollars to the budget at the last minute.  His idea was to either … Continue reading

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FY 2018 BUDGET—PUBLIC HEARINGS MONDAY, JUNE 12

June 11, 2017  The citizens of Jasper County have been allowed little to no input on the FY18 budget; however, now that the “proposed” budget has already been approved by the Jasper County BOC, they will let you have a … Continue reading

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AFTER 2 MONTHS OF BUDGET DISCUSSIONS, CRAIG SALMON THROWS A MONKEY WRENCH IN THE PROCESS

SALMON WANTED TO ADD $200,000 OR MORE TO THE BUDGET FIGURE RIGHT BEFORE THE VOTE  May 28, 2017  Interrupting a motion to accept the $10,041,274 FY18 budget, Commissioner Salmon sidetracks the board with what he suggests is a “dangerous question.”  … Continue reading

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BOC MEETS TOMORROW-MAY 25-TO APPROVE FY18 BUDGET & MILLAGE RATE

May 24, 2017 The agenda was posted sometime today for a meeting tomorrow night at 6:00PM to approve the millage rate and the $10,000,000+ FY18 budget.  There have been no public hearings, which have become nothing more than a formality … Continue reading

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TO BE CIVILIZED WE NEED HIGHER TAXES AND MORE DEBT

Jasper County is getting mighty civilized.  May 19, 2017 During the last BOC meeting the FY2018 budget was discussed and adopted.  The BOC allowed citizen comments.  Gene Trammell’s widow, Norma Jeanne Trammell, urged the BOC to increase taxes and add … Continue reading

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“IT WON’T COST THE TAXPAYERS ANYTHING!”

April 12, 2016    During the last SPLOST work session on April 10, those attending repeatedly heard about the new $7.5 million bond/debt the BOC is proposing and how it will not cost the property owners (taxpayers of this county) … Continue reading

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THE MONTICELLO NEWS CHANGES ITS POLICY JUST IN TIME TO INFLUENCE THE DISTRICT 3 ELECTION

  March 16, 2017  Up until today, the Monticello News and editor Kathy Mudd, has had a policy that no letters endorsing or degrading individuals, political candidates, or religious dogma would be accepted.  Today was different, when she allowed a … Continue reading

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