Very interesting input on the second Workshop on updating the
Lowndes County Comprehensive Plan, including quite a bit about agriculture,
rivers, and roads.
Educational issues are in the Update, including the underlying issue: poverty.
the invitation with a link to the Workbook draft used at that meeting.
Here are links to the LAKE videos of the two main topics, followed by a video playlist. Continue reading →
The next workshop will be Monday, March 7, 2016, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at
the SGRC office, 327 W. Savannah Ave., Valdosta, GA.
It will be interesting to see if this version of the Work Book for the
2016 Greater Lowndes County Comprehensive Plan Update
contains any changes about the issues
Greg Odom raised last month (22 February 2016)
about road paving, trees, and reducing expense to the county.
And LAKE will be at the meeting with the video camera.
So well attended there weren’t enough handouts,
as remarked on by Greg Odom,
later also said the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update didn’t have any plans for canopy roads, or roads on existing rights of way like in Virginia:
“For the past 25 years there has not been a healthy attitude
about people who want to maintain dirt roads.
There has been an attitude of let’s pave everything,
and let’s pave it in an outrageous way….”