All letters were opposed, of those sent to GLPC or LCC by December 12, 2022, about the rezoning for a Dollar General on GA 122 at Skipper Bridge Road.
Thanks to Lowndes County Planner JD Dillard for sending this correspondence on REZ-2022-20 last Monday in response to an open records request, before I mentioned it in the Lowndes County Commission meeting Tuesday.
There are letters from Joyce Jones, Jamie Rowntree, and Gwen Rowntree. Gwen Rowntree sent a letter to the Greater Lowndes Planning Commission (GLPC) and followed up with a similar letter to the Lowndes County Commission (LCC).
It appears that while there may be people who have spoken to Commissioners in support of the rezoning, as of Monday a week ago nobody had written in support. All the letters are in opposition.
As you can see, the opposition is for a wide variety of reasons, traffic, wrecks, lighting, deliveries, water flow, and most basically that such a commercial development does not belong in an agricultural and farming area.
I will send in a letter of opposition before this rezoning comes before the Lowndes County Commission again on Monday, January 23, 2023 (Work Session) for voting on Tuesday, January 24 (Regular Session).
I suggest anyone else opposed also send in a letter.
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