Tag Archives: Jasper County BOC

WHICH COUNTY EMPLOYEES GET PAY RAISES?

August 13, 2018 The BOC has held two (2) executive sessions to discuss employee raises. They held one after the 8/6/18 meeting, and one tonight during the 8/13/18 meeting. Obviously the BOC couldn’t agree how raises would done; so instead … Continue reading

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JERNIGAN SEEMS EAGER TO SELL OUT COUNTY—WANTS TO SUPPORT NEW RULES FOR DEVELOPERS DESPITE EXISTING ORDINANCES

August 10, 2018 If you think developers and new businesses should have special rules over and above the citizens that live in Jasper County and that support the county with their taxes, this blog is not for you. John Snow, … Continue reading

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DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY & COUNTY ENTER INTO LEASE AFTER EXECUTIVE SESSION—WHY IS THIS A BIG SECRET?

August 8, 2018  Only by reading the July 2, 2018 minutes would you ever know that the Jasper County BOC and the DAJC have a lease agreement for a piece of land.  The lease term is one (1) year with … Continue reading

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PENNAMON BLASTS CITY OFFICIALS –COMES OUT AGAINST CONSOLIDATION

August 7, 2018 At the BOC meeting last night, Carl Pennamon, Chair of the Jasper County BOC, blasted the Monticello City Council and their refusal to negotiate services as required by State Law (HB489) in good faith.  He also emphasized … Continue reading

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BOC TO PUSH CITY-COUNTY CONSOLIDATION MONDAY NIGHT-AUGUST 6 MEETING

August 4, 2018 Are you ready?  Craig Salmon has been pushing the City-County Consolidation issue for months, and Carl Pennamon has been a long time advocate.  The BOC will vote Monday night to put Consolidation on the November ballot.   … Continue reading

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YOUR PROPERTY TAX BILL IS READY—ARE YOU?

July 29, 2018 You know, our tax commissioner, Angela Walsh, is on the ball.  While searching online today, I realized that the Jasper County tax bills are already on the Tax Commissioner’s website.  If you want to see how much you … Continue reading

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COURTHOUSE SECURITY BEING BEEFED UP

July 24, 2018 The BOC has agreed to more than double the Courthouse Security budget by adding another deputy to the courthouse security staff and installing metal detectors. From previous BOC conversations, we understood that all doors to the courthouse … Continue reading

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