Ken Klanicki expressed concerns about
Sam Allen’s speech the previous day on the steps of City Hall.
He had only read about it in the VDT, which of course has space limits.
see and hear Sam Allen’s speech for yourself, thanks to George Rhynes.
Ken Klanicki also wanted to know who approved the use of City Hall
for that speech.
Ken probably didn’t know from the VDT that Mayor Sonny Vickers was standing
beside Sam Allen at the time, but you can see that for yourself.
We have just had a very divisive issue —Ken Klanicki @ VCC 10 November 2011
bicycle, path, health care, health, sidewalk, grant,
Regular Session, Valdosta City Council (VCC),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, 10 November 2011.
Videos by George Boston Rhynes for K.V.C.I., the bostongbr on YouTube.
This LTE appeared in the VDT yesterday (28 Feb 2011). -jsq
Former Lowndes County commissioner Richard Lee once told me “…the
learning curve is very steep for first-time commissioners.” Our new county
commissioners, Richard Raines and Crawford Powell, are living proof of the
veracity of that statement. In case Bill O’Reilly is reading this, here’s a
Earlier this month a grant application for the purchase of 5,000 weather
emergency radios was nixed by a 2 – 1 vote. The radios could’ve been a means
for citizens residing in remote areas of the county to
Natasha Fast (SAVE), Pastor Angela Manning (New Life Ministries), Allan Ricketts (Project Manager), Geraldine Fairell, Ken Klanicki, Brad Lofton (Executive Director), picture by John S. Quarterman (LAKE)
Pictured is a group of concerned citizens meeting about the
proposed biomass plant with Valdosta-Lowndes County
Industrial Authority (VLCIA)
Project Manager Allan Ricketts
and Executive Director Brad Lofton.
Ricketts and Lofton gave a two-hour presentation,
took some action items, and have provided a schedule
on which they will fulfill them.
I thank them for that and look forward to the further materials.
Lying in the center of the table in the picture is this document:
The copy on the table is dated April 7, 2010; the online version
is dated May 2010.
It’s a powerpoint presentation that makes many good points,
among them that coal doesn’t grow back, while trees do.
So in theory it would be possible, by organizing harvesting of biomass
over a region to make burning biomass for electricity carbon neutral.
The document comes right out and says:
At point of combustion, CO2 emissions per unit of energy produced
are generally higher for biomass fuels than for fossil fuels.