Tag Archive for Hall Co Commission

Where the Streets Have No Name

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I didn’t advertise it back when I was running for county commissioner, but I am not from around here. In fact, I graduated High School in Southern California. I can’t imagine how many people that voted for me are now saying: “It all makes sense now”. Well, back in 1987, I was a freshman in…

I Call Tails

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Early voting has started for continuing the tax referendum we call SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). That is with a T, by the way, not shh as in SPLOSH. I have listened to the pros and the cons, the supporters and the opposition. There are some subcategories of both, but first let’s talk…

Those Sneaky Commissioners

I wonder what the County Commission is up to tomorrow. I just happened to be looking at the county website and saw the page about the meetings of the Commissioners. You see the section on “Work Sessions”? Says Monday prior to 2nd and 4th Thursday. But wait, there is more. If you click that link under…

Reflecting on a Point of Order

Today marks the 4 year anniversary of my 1st county commissioner meeting. Often times when we reflect on activities of the past, we do so in the context of the present day. Take for example the PATRIOT Act or “Enhanced Interrogations”: today I am not a fan of the PATRIOT Act and the loss of…

New Year, New Beginning

Since losing my race for Georgia Public Service Commission last May, I have had 7 months to think about two things: what am I going to do next and what did I actually accomplish in 6 years of public service? So, when the opportunity came along to acquire this website, I felt like it would…

The Smell of Flowers

I will say it if no one else will: I have been disappointed with our new chairman.  First he decides that he wants to turn our county into a police state, then he votes to keep the Red Rabbit, and now he wants to help out the gardeners in the county.