Monthly Archives: August 2015

Videos: Education @ LCDP 2015-08-03

Very interesting discussion of K-12 education issues at the August monthly LCDP meeting, as you can see in these videos. Stay tuned for the 7 14 September 2015 meeting with candidates for city office!

Speakers in August were, in order of introduction: Continue reading

Rural land revaluation meeting at Farm Bureau 2015-08-04

What’s the opposite of the public transportation LCDP advocates? Suburban sprawl. And that’s what the rural land revaluation recently done by the Lowndes County Tax Assessors’ office appears to promote.

Are Bill Gates and subdivisions really more important than agriculture or rivers or public transportation? Come to Farm Bureau Tuesday evening and find out what’s going on with the rural land revaluation. facebook event.

When: 7PM, Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Where: 3296 Greystone Way, Valdosta, GA, (229) 242-7876

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Videos: Candidates, Dubose, music, and food @ LCDP BBQ 2015-07-07

Local candidates for city elections and DPG Chair Dubose Porter spoke after music by the best band in the world and as usual excellent food, July 7th at the annual Lowndes County Democratic Party BBQ, with 100 or so paying attendees.

LCDP meets again tonight about K-12 education in Valdosta and Lowndes County.

LCDP Vice Chair for Elections Dr. Dennis Marks reminds us: Continue reading

Videos: Environmental issues and property rights @ LCDP 2015-06-01

Lowndes County Chairman Bill Slaughter, asked for the County Commission to do more to oppose the Sabal Trail pipeline, said they had contacted the county’s statehouse delegation to ask Gov. Deal to oppose that pipeline. GA Rep. Darrel Bush Ealum has taken the lead in talking to the governor, and here’s a handy table of contacts for statehouse members.

Other issues discussed included trash collection, transportation, property taxes, fossil fuel divestment, wastewater, fracking, clean water, the Alapaha River Water Trail, and Georgia is now the fastest growing solar market in the country. This was at the Continue reading