Tuesday, April 13, 2021

On the Agenda Today

 Lookie here at what is on the Jackson City Council agenda today. 

The Mayor placed the EPA Emergency Order on the agenda.  Hmmm.... what will he say? He will probably blame some previous administrations or public works director.  Its all administrative in nature.  The city is having productive discussions with the EPA and the EPA is working with Jackson to correct the problems.  They need money for what he considers to be a state responsibility.  OR He will hand off to DOCTOR Williams who will then have to deal with the City Council OR the Mayor could try to take it into Executive Session, which would be total BS if the City Council agreed to do so. 

Stokes, Foote, and Stamps will probably throw serious questions at the administration.  Virgi and Angelique will probably keep quiet.  There is no question Tillman will be out to lunch.  The question is will Tillman be out to breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Banks? He will attempt to sound tough but then yap about having a conversation about the conversation.  

Stay tuned.


19 comments:

Anonymous said...

I have never been an eternal optimist but in the last 2-5 years I lost what little I had.

Much like at my current government job. I came in with hope and made ardent strides to improve processes, streamline and become more efficient and also to record my employee's mistakes in the hopes of using them as educational tool or in worst cases as justification for employment termination.

And at the end of the day, all I did was create more work for myself.

I had a list of people who do garbage work and no consequences were ever imposed.

I feel like Jxn is similar.

The few people who had hope have given up.
Lazy people who contribute nothing are the accepted norm.

So excuse me if I have zero hope for ANY productive EPA discussion (or any of the other scheduled topics for that matter) to come from this.

We are a world of lip service and hand outs.

Anonymous said...

@11:12 Are you on break from your government job, or are you reading and posting on JJ while on the taxpayer's tit? You seem to have a double standard.

Anonymous said...

could it be that kenneth realizes antard is a fraud? he’s becoming a voice of reason. shocked and stunned to say the least

Anonymous said...

This post is one of the best and funniest I have ever read. Thanks for all you do in finding these crackpots and jackpots.

Anonymous said...

The word "DISCUSSION" is applied 6 times in the agenda. Will the meeting minutes include words like "root cause analysis", "corrective action", "persons or departments responsible", "disciplinary action", and "time to cure"?

Anonymous said...

I’m glad they have JPD and the “appearance of crime” under control and no meetings or discussion is needed on those topics...

macteague said...

In Dante's first draft of the Inferno one of the characters was damned to sit through a single Jackson City Council meeting. He begged instead to have vultures tear out his entrails before his eyes and then be dropped in a vat of burning oil for all eternity.

Anonymous said...

Is is wrong for me to hope that Kenneth rips Drake a new one today?!

The mayor should be run out of this meeting. What type of "leader" lets an item of this urgency SIT for 14 months and then calls for a DISCUSSION? This item is well beyond both the discussion and ACTION phases.

Anonymous said...

Will someone of courage on the Council challenge Chowkey for his deliberate and purposeful effort to coverup the EPA report from the eyes of Councilmembers and the public?

Anonymous said...

Forgive me, but is Stamps a City Council member AND a State Rep? Did I miss this somewhere along the way?

Anonymous said...

36. DISCUSSION: WHERE IS THAT DAMMED SIEMENS SETTLEMENT MONEY BEING PUT TO USE

Anonymous said...

@11:12am - I feel like I could’ve written the exact same post. Being in management in government is probably the most soul draining job in existence. We get the pleasure of “managing” un-fireable bottom of the barrel employees.

Anonymous said...

He will probably blame some previous administrations or public works director.

That is the lock bet of the year. I wish this could be classified as a sport, because I'd hustle to a Vicksburg sports book and lay everything I have on Lumumba blaming the neglect of the EPA Administrative Order on someone else.

Anonymous said...

@11:12 I feel your pain. In the 90's I worked in the Roadway Design division of MDOT. I had a 3-person design squad (me and 2 others). One person put forth very good effort. The other one slept all day. I don't mean that figuratively. I mean they literally put their head down on their desk and slept all day. They did wake up for morning break, lunch, and afternoon break. They were in my squad for almost 2 years. I might (I repeat, MIGHT) have gotten 8 hours worth of work out of them in 2 years. There was nothing I could do about it. I told the Roadway Design bosses (Wendell Ruff, Irving Harris, John Pickering) many times. But the employee was not going to be terminated or reprimanded. I left and never looked back. It was a good lesson learned for me though. A very good lesson.

Anonymous said...

How the hell can you, Kingfish, say they are 'having productive discussions'? You have no friggin' idea what, if any, discussions are being had....and more than likely, the answer is ZERO!

What's really comical here is the fact that Kingfish stirs the shit-pot and then provides the soothing ointment of an alibi (productive conversations being had). Pure comedy!

Anonymous said...

wow!!!!!! 11:12 actually tells the truth about his government job. never seen or heard that before .

Anonymous said...

Can someone PLEASE ask the mayor about the $150, 000 given to his sister’s nonprofit “for crime reduction” in 2018?? That money would have funded at least three JPD officers.

PittPanther said...

This entire situation shows just how little power the council has. They can't do anything about this, except posturing.

Anonymous said...

2:18 you are one confused, blind blockhead. He was being FACETIOUS. Zero in reading comprehension. Damn Kingfish, do you get many of these?

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