Just before adjournment, County Manager Paige Dukes said the Bandit film continued filming downtown. She answered Commissioners Demarcus Marshall and Mark Wisenbaker saying the new millage letters were going out, with the exemption for the new fire tax, At the June 8, 2021, Lowndes County Commission Regular Session.
Everything passed unanimously.
Mrs. Dukes stated staff will be meeting with our Southern Marketing Coordinator, with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Beth Meeks next week regarding a Farmer of the Year recognition. Additionally, Mrs. Dukes mentioned State Court Judge, John Edwards, was notified that Judge Melton has sent the last order extending the emergency order for the courts through June 30th. Lastly, Mrs. Dukes commended Mr. Tye’s leadership in providing a renewal of our ‘storm ready’ designation in Lowndes County; Mrs. Dukes asked Mr. Tye to give the commission an update. Chairman Slaughter stated this would not have happened without the partnerships with emergency management and thanked Mr. Tye for his efforts and dedication.
Below are links to each LAKE video of each agenda item, followed by a LAKE video playlist.
1. Call to Order 2. Invocation 3. Pledge
4. Minutes for Approval
5.a. Appointment Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority
6.a. Agreement for HVAC Service for Additional Lowndes County Buildings
6.b. Acceptance of Quit Claim Deeds for a portion of Gaines Lane
6.c. Insolvent List – Tax Commissioner
7.a. Fender Road Improvement Project
8. Reports – County Manager
9. CWTBH (none) 10. Adjournment
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Bandit film, air conditioning, insolvent taxes, Fender Road Improvement Project, VLPRA @ LCC 2021-06-08
Lowndes County Commission Regular Session, June 8, 2021.
Videos by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia.
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