Tag Archives: Open Meetings

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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FIRST THE COUNTY TOOK OVER CITY POLICE, NOW CITY CODE ENFORCEMENT IS NEXT

July 9, 2016 Not another back room deal!?!  On the BOC agenda for Monday night, July 11 at 6:00PM—Item #2 under New Business– City of Monticello Code Enforcement.  Last month, it was reported that City Councilman Larry Thurman said there … Continue reading

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JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY—LAND ACQUISTION—SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

June 27, 2016 (JDA=4 County Development Authority=Stanton Springs) After cancelling their regularly called June 28th meeting about 10 days ago, the JDA has all of a sudden decided they need a “special called meeting” on the same day, June 28th … Continue reading

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JASPER COUNTY HAS 5 CERTIFIED COMMISSIONERS THAT CAN’T FOLLOW OPEN MEETINGS LAWS

April 8, 2016  After spending about $10,000 EACH on our 4 “new” commissioners to become certified, we have to wonder what they learned at the classes they took.  We couldn’t find “How to Sneak and Hide from the Public” as … Continue reading

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HOW DO YOU LIKE THE BOC AGENDA FOR 3/31/16 WORK SESSION?

March 30, 2016 Below is the agenda posted for the work session this Thursday evening.  There are NO topics on it, so does that mean they can discuss anything they want??  Is this legal??   Open meetings law states: “Agendas for … Continue reading

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BOC MAKING DECISIONS OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE? ABSOLUTELY!

November 27, 2015 TWG must question the lack of meetings and items on the agenda in the past 3 months. September 21st, October 5th, and November 2nd are the only meetings that the BOC has had in the past 3 … Continue reading

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THEY HAVE NO SECRETS? WHY DOES THIS BOC KEEP LYING?

THE JASPER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TALK BIG, BUT HIDE THEIR ACTIONS & INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC March 18, 2015 After “reminding” the BOC and the citizens that this was “SUNSHINE WEEK” at the called meeting on 3/16/15, Comm. Henry later voted … Continue reading

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