Public Hearing Minutes – June 25, 2018 – 6pm

           Jasper County Board of Commissioners

June 25, 2018

Public Hearing Minutes

6:00 P.M.


Comm. Pennamon called the Public Hearing to order at 6:00 p.m.

Commissioners Present: Chairman, Carl Pennamon, Vice-Chairman, Craig Salmon, Don Jernigan, and Bruce Henry. Doug Luke was absent.

Staff Present: County Manager, Mike Benton, Clerk, Sharon Robinson, and Finance Director, Dennis Pate.

Sheriff Donnie Pope gave the invocation.

Comm. Pennamon reviewed the consolidated budget by department. Total budget of $10,429,900.  Proposed millage rate of 15.904 at rollback rate which will bring in projected revenues of $10,168,254 for a deficit of $261,646 that will come from fund balance.

Comm. Pennamon noted the hospital millage will be 0.884 at the rollback rate.

Comm. Pennamon opened the floor for anyone speaking for or against the budget:

No one spoke for or against the budget.

Mr. Benton noted a Called Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 28th to set millage and adopt budget.

Comm. Pennamon declared the Public Hearing closed at 6:07 p.m.


Carl Pennamon, Chairman



Sharon Robinson, Clerk