This morning the Lowndes County Commission will discuss
abandoning a driveway, er road, a couple of grants for legal purposes,
relining a drinking water tank for a fancy subdivision, dump trucks for Public Works,
reappointing Michael Walker, Crawford Powell, and Scott Purvis to the
Public Facilities Authority,
plus a vacant seat.
They will vote Tuesday evening at 5:30 PM.
What does PFA do?
Created via Resolution 05-1130, the general purpose of the authority
is declared to be that of providing through the acquisition,
construction, installation, renovation, expansion, modification or
rehabilitation, any buildings, structure, facilities, improvements,
furnishings, fixtures, machinery, equipment and services for the
citizens in the county. Members are appointed to three year terms
and meet as needed. For more information, contact the Office of the
County Clerk, 229-671-2400, or email the County Clerk.
Map: Road to be Abandoned
Abandonment of Artherman Lane
can be considered not to affect the budget is mysterious,
since Public Works will no longer need to spend to maintain that driveway.
Solicitor-General's VOCA Continuation Grant,
VOCA is the
Victims of Crime Act.
The $6,000 cost is health insurance premiums for the two Victim Advocates ($3,000 each).
Solicitor-General's Office 2021 VAWA Competitive Application,
VAWA is the
Violence Against Women Act.
The $17,326 is for Cash Match, about $2,000 lower than last time.
Lowndes County funnels grant money for five counties,
by delegating the District Attorney (DA) to receive and distribute the funds.
The board packet is
on the LAKE website
due to a LAKE open records request. Continue reading