House Natural Resources Committee told Commission, Constitutional Officers say ‘No’

By RICK HEAD
Publisher

Brantley County officials were blindsided when it was stated they “opposed” Senate Bill 384, a bill that would prohibit any new landfills within three miles of the Satilla River.
Five members of the Brantley County Commission (Chairman Chris “Skipper’ Harris, Vice Chairman Brian Hendrix, Commissioner Ray Griffin, Commissioner Jesse Mobley, Commissioner Randy Davison) and four Constitutional Officers (Clerk of Court Debbie Sirmans; Sheriff Len Davis; Probate Judge Karen Batten; Tax Commissioner Pat Tompkins) signed a letter dated June 8, 2020 in favor of SB 384 “for the establishment of a corridor that runs along the “black water” rivers in Southeast Georgia, in order to protect the rivers and the sensitive areas related to these rivers.”

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