tabled T-SPLOST until their next meeting
because they got a complaint from the Chamber about process,
and also from others.
Remember, even if it gets on the ballot, it can still be voted down again, like in 2012.
Even though the Lowndes County Commission delayed a vote on the
regional T-SPLOST at its last meeting due to local confusion on the
one-penny sales tax, enough counties in the area now support the tax
(10 out of 18 were needed) to move it forward to a public vote even
without the commission’s approval.
In the coming weeks, a regional roundtable of government
representatives will determine Continue reading →
These are the LAKE videos from day 2 of 3. They’re back at it this morning,
and Gretchen is there with the LAKE video camera.
Board of Elections got the second-longest discussion at 44 minutes,
partly because the Elections Supervisor kept using jargon it’s not clear
the Commissioners understood.
Longest discussion was with
newly-elected Coroner Austin Fiveash,
whose office has been kicked out of Remerton, which used to heavily subsidize it,
and he apparently didn’t know the Coroner doesn’t get a car supplied,
nor any office help.
When asked why he picked an assistant coroner who already had a half-time job,
he said nobody wanted this job.
Well, apparently he did: he ran for it.