Comprehensive Plan Short Term Work Program (STWP) updates
the chairman asked if the board was ready
Lowndes County Planner Jason Davenport responded:
We’re not done working on this.
But if you think it’s time to bring it before y’all.
Later, at about 11:40 in, Davenport clarified:
And the only that’s different right now is Lowndes County.
Because Lowndes County did not hold
a public hearing as required, so we’re on a different timeline.
And if Mrs. Quarterman would have given me about until December 13th
she would have seen that.
Because our initial resolution was not the same as the other communities.
We’re on a little bit of a different timeline
because we have to address that issue.
That’s one thing;
the county in this instance will be handled a little different
than some of the smaller cities and Valdosta.
That would be the initial resolution the county
did not provide in response to an open records request
about the draft
the county did not publish as
required by the state.
If the county had answered questions weeks ago,
instead of waiting until they had to do makeup homework,
nobody would have had to ask about it at that GLPC meeting….
Anyway, the County Planner has said there will be a public hearing.
However, remember it was the County Chairman who said that
the public hearing item on the agenda was not really a public hearing.
It’s the Chairman, not the Planner,
who sets the agendas for the County Commission.
We’ll see what’s on the 13th December County Commission Agenda,
and whether it really is handled as a public hearing in that meeting.
Then GLPC Board Member John Page expressed his concerns: