though the Commissioners and County Attorney met almost
2 weeks, the “proposed – subject to changes – County
Charter” became available after 5:00PM today. It will
be almost impossible for citizens to speak at the “Public
Hearing” scheduled during the Commissioners meeting
this coming Monday, December 3, 2007, at 9:00AM.
Current Charter here: http://www.taxdogs.com/112807countycharter.pdf
Proposed Charter & Summary of Changes
salaries to double; Vacancies on the Board.
ITEMS OF INTEREST ON THE AGENDA:
• Amendment to Development
Ordinance implementing Conservation Design of Residential
Subdivisions – Application 2007TA02
– First Reading.
• Request to rezone 1.10 acres located at
1873 Northeast St from Agriculture (AG) to Residential
(R-4). Applicant(owner) Allen McGinnis.
• Amendment to Jasper
County Enabling Legislation (Charter) &
Submit to General Assembly
• Teenage Curfew— Commissioner Bernard
• Adopt Comprehensive
Plan Partial Update
• Create Zoning Ordinance Committee and appoint members
• Jasper County Board of Assessors – 2 vacancies
• Recreation Department – Proposal to host 2008 Dixie
comment: It would be wise to insert
more specific wording about when a Commissioner vacates
his seat. In particular, how should it be
determined if a Commissioner moves out of the district
he was elected to represent? This was questioned
when Wyatt was commissioner and is again being rumored
about a current commissioner.
urges citizens to attend this important BOC meeting.
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