The candidates were almost unanimous on
SPLOST VII and
how to prevent JK situations,
but more varied on other questions.
Roy Copeland, billed as “Valdosta attorney”
(but perhaps known better to LAKE readers as VLCIA board member and former Chairman)
was the moderator,
Valdosta Fire Chief and
Thirty Club member
They took questions from the audience and recognized their host,
Pastor Floyd Rose of Serenity Church.
You may wonder as I do why city council candidates were answering
about graduation rates.
Vice Chair Richard Raines ran the work session, calling the meeting to
order and moving briskly through the first item (minutes for approval).
Commissioners asked questions on most of the other items.
In the Library item Commissioners discovered even they
didn’t get the whole board packet.
After the meeting,
Gretchen filed an open records request for the agenda packet,
but if the county runs true to form she won’t get it until after
they vote in the Regular Session tomorrow evening at 5:30 PM.
took more than 20 minutes, with many questions from Commissioners.