Update 2022-07-25: Videos: Hunter rezoning tabled, Beasley rezoning denied @ LCC Regular 2022-07-12.
Two weeks ago at the Lowndes County Commission Work Session, there was much confusion about both of the rezonings, mostly about how many acres were being requested to be rezoned, but also about frontage on a road where no rezoning sign had been posted.
Below are links to each LAKE video of each agenda item, with a few notes by Gretchen Quarterman, followed by a LAKE video playlist. See also the Minutes, the board packet, the agenda, the LAKE videos of the preceding Planning Commission meeting, and the Planning Commission board packet.
6. Minutes for Approval
7.a. Appointments -Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County
8.a. REZ-2022-13 Hunter Property, Madison Hwy, E-A to C-C, ~7ac
There continues to be some confusion as to whether the applicant is wanting to rezone 2 acres or 7. Commissioner Wisenbaker said that the placement of the sign only on Madison Highway meant that people on Jumping Gully did not know about the re-zoning. He is suggesting tabling for a more time for community to get information. In keeping with “D” quality government, of only doing what is minimally required, a sign only needs to be posted on the primary address location.
There were no slides presented at the meeting.
8.b. REZ-2022-14 Ben Beasley, River Rd. R-21 to R-A, ~13acres
This rezoning also had confusion about exactly how many acres were being considered for rezoning.
9.a. Annual Contract Renewal for Mosquito Identification and Testing
9.b. Acceptance of FY23 Juvenile Justice Incentive Grant
9.c. Abandonment of a Portion of Boring Pond Lane
This is as a result of re-aligning intersections in 2019. Thank goodness it’s only three years later and not more.
10. Reports – County Manager
Reports saved for regular session tomorrow.
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Confusing rezonings, Hospital appointments, mosquitos, juvenile justice, road abandonment @ LCC Work 2022-07-11
Lowndes County Commission Work Session, July 11, 2022, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia.
Videos by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
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