Public Hearing Minutes – June 21, 2018 – 10am

           Jasper County Board of Commissioners

June 21, 2018

Public Hearing Minutes

10:00 A.M.


Comm. Pennamon called the Public Hearing to order at 10:00 a.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.

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

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

No one spoke for or against the budget.

Mr. Benton noted the Hospital was approved at .884 at the rollback rate

Jan Gaston from the Hospital was the only person in the audience.  She thanked the Board of Commissioners for funding the Hospital and noted that Commissioner Pennamon deserves all the credit for that as it was his idea years ago.

Comm. Pennamon declared the Public Hearing closed at 10:08 a.m.


Carl Pennamon, Chairman



Sharon Robinson, Clerk