Moody and the Chamber won, rural residents got wasted,
and taxpayers still didn't get to see a single thing the Lowndes County Commission
voted on last night in 45 minutes (very long for them)
in front of the biggest audience I've ever seen there.
appointed John "Mac" McCall to ZBOA.
They revised the
alcohol ordinance with some unspecified "changes to the fee schedule",
and added another alcohol restriction to the
Lake Park rezoning
before approving it.
They approved the
solid waste ordinance and granted a waste collection monopoly to
a company from New York City
despite all known public input being against it.
in Citizens Wishing to Be Heard.
Gretchen Quarterman recommended adding
all the appointed Boards and Authorities to the county's calendar.
Commissioners accepted applicant's withdrawal of
the rezoning request near Moody AFB
and tabled indefinitely the related
zoning code amendment.
approved rezoning for the
Naylor Dollar General.
Commission approved four Decorative Lighting Special Tax Districts (forgetting it was supposed to be a
and a refund for one that wasn't.
Danny Weeks got approved a new netclock
and new phones for the 911 center,
and he and his staff got an award.
The library railroad continues,
the bonds renegotation was approved with
about $2 million savings and some legal questions,
the Annex has asbestos but they'll deal with it,
and after Friday's demolition ceremony
there will be a going-away reception for Chairman Paulk,
and Bill Slaughter will be the new Chairman.
You missed all that and more at yesterday's Commission meeting.
a video playlist of the Regular Session,
followed by the agenda with the videos linked into it.
Update 2014-04-09: Fixed embedded video link.
Regular Session, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Videos by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 11 December 2012.
For reference here are the
yesterday morning's Work Session.
And here is
the agenda with links to the videos and some notes.