Videos: Rocky Ford Road, Sharp Family, C-G Bemiss Rd @ LCC 2018-02-13

Again like in the previous morning’s Work Session the lengthiest regular item was the rezoning on Rocky Ford Road for the church-proposed Camp Rock, mostly with attorney Jack Langdale speaking for, including that a “wilderness camp” for unfortunate children doesn’t need a buffer, and any future buyers of neighboring property beware.

The Sharp family said for seven years they have been trying to get somebody to do something about stray dogs, only to discover Animal Control doesn’t work weekends anymore, and the Sheriff’s office won’t do anything, even though one of their family had been killed by the dogs and another bitten, and the dogs are now into their second and third generations running loose.

Third longest was 6.a. REZ-2018-01 Simmons, 3881 Bemiss Rd, R-10 to C-G .89 acres for “redevelopment as a retail store for new [?] and tile location”, for which Jack Langdale spoke much more briefly, and the vote was surprisingly split, with Commissioner Mark Wisenbaker voting against.

Commissioner Clay Griner voted against the county applying for the Solicitor-General’s Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Grant.

They meet for their annual retreat this morning.

Below are links to each LAKE video of the 13 February 2018 Regular Session, with a few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the agenda, the LAKE videos of the previous morning’s Work Session (including 12 minutes of State of the Arts by Cheryl Oliver, Director, Turner Center of the Arts and introduction of new probation officer) and the LAKE videos of the preceding GLPC meeting.

Here’s a LAKE video playlist:

Videos: Rocky Ford Road, Sharp Family, C-G Bemiss Rd
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, February 13, 2018.


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