Tag Archives: Public Works

BOC DISCUSSES MOVING SPLOST MONEY FROM POST ROAD TO OTHER ROADS IN COUNTY

November 14, 2017 For months -many months-we’ve been hearing how 1 mile of road costs $500,000 or more.  At the last BOC meeting Comm. Luke said it only costs $275K for a mile of road, BUT he had a better … Continue reading

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BOC USES PUBLIC WORKS TO ADVERTISE FOR SPLOST

October 21, 2017 If you have been driving around the county lately, you will see brand new “SPLOST” signs popping up on various paved roads in the county.  One in particular is Harvey Lane, a cut through road between Hwy … Continue reading

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PRIORITIES, WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES?

 Whu d’ya have? Buildings or roads? 25 years of debt?  It is up to you! July 17, 2017 Commissioners complain about not being able to pave roads because they don’t have enough money.   And, according to Comm. Pennamon, the Public Works … Continue reading

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SYNOPSIS OF 1/9/17 BOC MEETING

January 11, 2017   The 1-hour work session on Public Works consisted of putting out bids to have some of the county paved roads milled (ground up) and renting a crack sealing machine.  (More detail to follow in a separate … Continue reading

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BOC TO HOLD WORK SESSION ON PUBLIC WORKS –MONDAY 1/9/17 AT 5:00PM

January 7, 2017 Monday night the BOC will once again discuss Public Works—and the emphasis here is on “discuss.”  Over the past 3 years, the BOC has discussed reorganization.  It has not happened yet.  They have discussed changing Public Works … Continue reading

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MORE EQUIPMENT FOR PUBLIC WORKS & OTHER WAYS TO SPEND MONEY

October 24, 2016 Tonight the BOC held public hearings about the 5-year plan for Jasper County, which according to Comm. Trammell, is a “wish list.”  As things were discussed that were already on the list, Trammell asked if anyone had … Continue reading

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IS PUBLIC WORKS INCOMPETENT, LAZY, OR BOTH? September 14, 2016 When Public Works comes out to work on a road, wouldn’t you think they would do everything at one time and get that road done correctly?  That does not seem … Continue reading

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