Most of the meeting (13 and a half minutes) was about
Bill Branham’s subdivision,
with the Chairman breaking the tie because one Commissioner recused himself.
Opponents took up almost another minute
leaving the room.
Yesterday morning the County Planner seemed perplexed about
the Vallotton family request to go back to the most agricultural
Yet he was there when Bill Langdale explained
that at the
Planning Commission 30 March 2015, aided by multiple Planning Commissioners,
plus a few words from me.
He didn’t bring agriculture to the city; the city come to him….
I think it’s going to be real hard one day trying to eat this concrete.
They took the
Lake Park personal services case
first and recommended it 8:0.
REZ-2015-06 Vickers was withdrawn by applicant.
Vallotton Farms‘ reversion to Estate Agricultural was recommended 8:0
after an explanation by attorney Bill Langdale (and yours truly chimed in).
Denser zoning for
Edward Jennings LLC
was recommended 5:4 with a rare example of the Chairman voting, this time in favor.
And the Valdosta historic preservation
LDR changes were recommended 8:0.
Those two Lowndes County cases have already been heard at the
Lowndes County Commission
Work Session yesterday morning
and will be voted on tonight at the Regular Session.
The Vallotton case greatly puzzled the County Planner and at least one of the Commissioners.
the agenda, reordered according to how they actually considered the cases,
with links to the videos, results of the votes, and a few notes. Continue reading →
Sabal Trail is already sending “final request” eminent domain threatening
letters to Lowndes County landowners saying it is “imperative” for that
invading company from Houston, Texas to survey local land for its fracked methane 36-inch pipeline in a hundred-foot right of way.
Tomorrow morning at 11:30 AM in Leesburg, Georgia, Sabal Trail demands
a judge provide a summary judgment for eminent domain surveying against
some Mitchell County landowners.
If they get that judgment, they will very likely claim it applies to
Lowndes County landowners.
There’s still time
to write a letter to the Clerk of Superior Court in Leesburg
against such a judgment.
And you can come to Leesburg yourself to protest.