Tag Archives: JCWSA

JCWSA OPPOSED TO CITY MEGASITE PROJECT

October 12, 2017 JCWSA member Ken McMichael spoke to the BOC and wanted them to sign a joint letter to USDA opposing the city of Monticello’s “Megasite” project. Mr. McMichael told the BOC the JCWSA has always intended to use … Continue reading

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ZONING HEARING FOR 231.70 ACRE SUBDIVISION ON JACKSON LAKE RD.

July 21, 2017 You may have missed it because the ad says “Advertisement for Special Exception,” which does not really let the public know it is a zoning hearing for a “special exception” to the current rules. Key Family Holdings, … Continue reading

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BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN A FRAUD FROM THE BEGINNING

NEWTON COUNTY FORENSIC AUDIT VINDICATES ALL THOSE OPPOSED TO BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR How exciting can it be to know that when you stand up for something, you might eventually make a difference?!  It took 13 years, but TWG, Mary Patrick, … Continue reading

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YOU SHOULD POSITIVELY BE EXPECTING HIGHER INSURANCE RATES

August 10, 2016 As previously reported the ISO (fire) rating determines how much we all pay for house insurance.  The higher the rating, the higher the insurance premium. Maintenance of fire hydrants is a priority so the firefighters know where … Continue reading

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“I’M THE ISO GUY FOR THE COUNTY.” –CRAIG SALMON

The county’s ISO rating, in part, determines how much you pay for your house insurance.  What is Jasper County’s ISO rating? July 28, 2016 TWG had no idea that Comm. Salmon had been appointed the “ISO guy” for the county.  … Continue reading

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BOC TO VOTE ON SOLID WASTE DISTRICT TAX June 23rd

June 22, 2016 Tomorrow night, June 23, the Jasper County BOC will vote to approve the millage rate to support a $9.9M budget, and set the rate for the “fire tax district”, which is the money given to the JCWSA … Continue reading

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I HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF MISLEADING PEOPLE BEFORE

February 4, 2016 Dear Editor: Citizens should now be aware there are $1,136,600,000 (yes billion) of bonds that the Four County Development Authority (JDA) took out to “loan” to Baxter to build and equip a building.  Baxter is to pay … Continue reading

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