Tag Archives: Newton County BOC

WILL BEAR CREEK RESERVOIR EVER GO AWAY?

Tomorrow night at 5:30PM in the Newton County Courthouse there will be a Work Session on Bear Creek Reservoir. As the above post states, this project should be DEAD for lack of need.  Newton County has sunk almost $25,000,000 in … 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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JASPER COUNTY & NEWTON COUNTY HANDLE NEW JDA AGREEMENT MYSTERIOUSLY

Included–Details on how much each county has provided to JDA to date September 6, 2016 On August 16, 2016 Newton County posted an agenda for a Special Called Meeting which contained item D. Consideration of Amended and Restated IGA Contract … Continue reading

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NEWTON COUNTY BOC MEETING PACKED WITH CITIZENS CONCERNED ABOUT MOSQUE

August 17, 2016 The Mosque issue was NOT on the meeting agenda.  However, Comm. John Douglas, whose district this area is in, had the mosque issued put on the agenda and moved to the first item on the agenda.   … Continue reading

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JASPER, NEWTON, and MORGAN ALL AGREE TO PLEDGE TAX MONEY TO PAY JDA (STANTON SPRINGS) NOTE WITH BANK OF MADISON

  January 22, 2015 Tonight the Jasper County BOC voted 5-Ø to approve the “tax pledge” resolution, agreeing to bail out the JDA (Joint Development/4 County Development Authority) and make their note payments to the Bank of Madison.   See … Continue reading

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JDA WANTS COUNTIES TO SIGN “TAX PLEDGE” TO KEEP THEM AFLOAT AND PAY THEIR NOTES–

RESOLUTION ON JASPER COUNTY BOC AGENDA FOR MONDAY NIGHT, 1/11/16 January 9, 2016 Note:  JDA=Joint Development Authority or 4 County Development Authority or Stanton Springs TPA= Technology Park/Atlanta or TPA Group Jasper County’s part of all this is 10% The … Continue reading

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Newton County commissioners cut ties with County Attorney Tommy Craig

Newton County commissioners cut ties with County Attorney Tommy Craig Alice Queen alice.queen@rockdalecitizen.com As of Wednesday, November 18, 2015 © Copyright 2015 Newton Citizen #COVINGTON — Newton County commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday night to sever ties with long-time County Attorney … Continue reading

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