Videos: Taxes, water, sewer, LAS, paving, road abandonment @ LCC 2019-03-11

They don’t have any wheelchair seating areas, so Jody Hall planted his wheels in front of the front row, to see the county not tell the public who bid what on an almost $4 million item.

By far the longest item at almost seven minutes was North Lowndes Spring Creek Utility Inter-connection Project Phase II, because one bidder objected that the others did not use the correct color paper. They never said who any of the bidders were, nor how much they bid, on this $3,889,825.23 project.

The third longest was 6.f. Water and Sewer Service Areas – Lake Park Area, as the county continues its plan to encircle Valdosta. Yet the county has no plan for additional sewage treatment beyond the Land Application Site (LAS), where Lowndes County sprays sewage onto land near Grassy Pond, close to the state line, and where they’re reducing the Row Crop Lease Agreement by 71 acres for unexplained reasons.

Second longest was 5a. REZ-2019-04 Southeastern Freight, 2120 West Hill Ave. C-H/R-1 To M-2, for which see also the LAKE videos of the preceding Planning Commission.

All but one of the 5 b. Basic Decorative Lighting Districts will probably be approved, even though the county refuses to make a similar special tax district for trash pickup or disposal, even though state law expressly says it can.

The GMASS Rural Land Maintenance Contract is just a renewal, so apparently the Tax Assessors can continue to drive development into places it does not belong.

They’re buying the former office of Coleman-Talley law firm at 910 N. Patterson Street for use by the Public Defender.

And no agenda is complete without a road abandonment.

Below are links to each LAKE video of each agenda item, with a very few notes, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the agenda and the LAKE videos of the previous month’s Planning Commission.

Here’s a LAKE video playlist:


Videos: Taxes, water, sewer, LAS, paving, road abandonment
Work Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, March 11, 2019.

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