Lowndes County had no fatailities or major injuries from the recent storm, but our neighbors to the west and north were not so lucky, reported Emergency Management Director Ashley Tye. They vote tonight at 5:30 PM on is no longer on the agenda, but not on the Seago rezoning, because the applicant withdrew it. They can talk about CDBG funding, because of “all the circumstances”, namely that the county is feuding with all the cities in the county about tax distribution, and can’t apply for any state or federal grants until that is resolved. They adjourned to executive session to discuss litigation: does that mean they’re going to sue the cities about tax distribution all the way to the Georgia Supreme Court again?
Below are links to each LAKE video of yesterday morning’s Work Session, with a few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist.
- 1. Call to Order 4.Minutes for Approval
5a. REZ-2016-21 Seago, 4678 US Hwy 41 S
Video. No resolution could be made with adjacent land owner, so applicant withdrew rezoning.
- 5 b. GA DCA – 2017 CDBG Direction
- 5 c. Crossing Closure – Dasher Johnson Road
- 5 d. Crossing Closure – Kinderlou Road
- 6 a. GEMA Sheltering Memorandum of Agreement
- 6 b. Request to purchase Public Safety Radios
- 7 a. Purchase of Vehicle for Magistrate Court
8. Reports – County Manager
Video. Report by Ashley Tye about recent weather events
Adjourn to executive session to discuss litigation.
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Seago back again, road crossing closures, CDBG, GEMA, and public safety radios @ LCC 2017-01-23
Work Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, January 23, 2017.
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