Tag Archives: Stanton Springs

IT WAS A BOND, NOW IT’S JUST BORROWING MONEY.  JDA REVENUE WAS GOING TO HELP PAY THE DEBT, NOW THE BOC SAYS “THEY NEVER SAID THAT.”

July 25, 2017 Constant changes and confusion….it’s how they get you to vote on what they “say” before you know all the facts. Do you know what you will be voting on in November with the 2018 SPLOST?  The purpose … Continue reading

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HOW CAN CITIZENS COMMENT WHEN THEY DON’T HAVE A CLUE WHAT IS GOING ON?

July 8, 2017 TWG has complained for years about the vague and even misleading agenda the BOC produces for their meetings.  If the citizens don’t know what an agenda item is about, how do they voice their concerns to the … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC—LEGAL ADVERTISMENT—ADDITIONAL $85,000,000 of JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BONDS TO BE ISSUED

November 29, 2016 The following notice appeared in EACH of the four counties’ newspapers this past week.  This notice is for the issue of $85,000,000 of additional bonds, issued by JDA for Baxter/Baxalta  and will run for 2 weeks before … Continue reading

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JDA IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

November 10, 2016 $85,000,000 more in bonds issued on top of $1.1 Billion   In October 2015,  TWG reported that the JDA planned to sell much of their land in Stanton Springs to a developer, Kippy Clarke, at a huge … Continue reading

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JDA TO ISSUE $85 MILLION MORE IN “PHANTOM BONDS” FOR BAXALTA/SHIRE

JDA TO ISSUE $85 MILLION MORE IN “PHANTOM BONDS” FOR BAXALTA/SHIRE The JDA met early this morning to agree to $85M more in bonds for a company that makes a profit of $16 Billion a year.  JDA has sent a … Continue reading

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JDA SUBMITS $1,026,654 BUDGET TO THE FOUR COUNTIES FOR FY17

October 31, 2016 JDA continues to hit the taxpayers of the 4 counties (Jasper, Newton, Morgan, and Walton) year after year.  Along with their new, amended, updated agreement with the 4 counties, JDA now submits a budget—which we all know … Continue reading

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WHY YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THE 9/12/16 BOC MEETING—NOISE, LIQUOR, MINERAL RIGHTS, EMS, JDA, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE….

September 8, 2016 The next BOC meeting will be held in the small courtroom upstairs (level 3) in the courthouse.  There will be several controversial items on the agenda.  You need to call the commissioners BEFORE the meeting if you … Continue reading

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