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Just a day after Mobile County ...
Just a day after Mobile County Commission President Freeman Jockisch declared that it is "business as usual" for the county, officials said the commission is requiring all county-funded offices to cut 3 percent from their current budgets.
Officials said the cuts are needed to deal with declining tax revenues.
Overall, the county is about 3 percent behind in revenues for the year.Jockisch on Tuesday said things were "business as usual" during his
state of the county address.
followed that comment by saying that despite revenue shortfalls, the county still is taking care of its responsibilities, maintaining roads, running the jail and parks and not laying off employees.
said Wednesday that his
description was still apt but said additional services, such as paving school parking lots, may suffer.
said county-funded offices should expect to start from their new, lower allocation when planning this summer for the next fiscal year's budget.
"If you want to hire someone else in your budget, you're going to have to suffer somewhere else," Jockisch
Mobile County - Official Web Site for the Mobile County Commission
Bob Riley has appointed Nodine to assume the unexpired term of former County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch.
In October, Mobile County Commissioner Jones, Mike Dean and Freeman Jockisch
sent a letter asking the Alabama State Docks to investigate the flood plain issue, the terminal's proximity to Hollinger's Island Elementary School
and the likelihood of an independent study into safety and environmental effects.
...The second team was made up of a combination of various Mobile County officials and media which included Commissioner Jockisch, Commissioner Jones and Commissioner Dean along with Fox 10's Annissa Centers and Eric Reynolds.
...In the Thursday, July 17 meeting of the Mobile County Commission, President Freeman Jockisch passed his gavel to County Commissioner Mike Dean and congratulated him on his new role as president.
..."I feel Commissioner Dean will continue to keep harmony on this Commission, while doing a good job," said Jockisch.
...Dean took over the presidency seat from Commissioner Freeman Jockisch, who held the seat for 16 months during the Commission's current term.
...Under a gentlemen's agreement between Commissioners Jockisch, Dean and Sam Jones, the three agreed to rotate the presidency seat every 16 months.
...said Commission President Freeman Jockisch.
Currently, the Boys and Girls Club of South Alabama
, the Boy Scouts of America
and the Girl Scouts
of Greater Deep South Council
are utilizing space in the school.
...Commission President Freeman Jockisch has earmarked $196,000 of his Community Development Block Grant allotment for the Semmes project.
..."We are looking forward to having memorabilia from the Sports Hall of Fame and the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame," said Commission President Freeman Jockisch.
...It will not only enhance the space in the plaza, but it will also create a unique environment for downtown Mobile," said Mobile County Commission President Freeman E. Jockisch.
District 12: Freeman Jockish, Mobile
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA)-The wife of former ...
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA)-The wife of former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch said she doesn't think justice has been done.
made one comment before entering court.
"I'm not guilty.
I mean, what else."
A jury deliberated about two hours before finding him guilty.
Prosecutors said Jockisch
was travelling to what he
believed was a girl's apartment to have sex with her
The girl, the undercover officer, when he
was talking to Freeman Jockisch
, clearly said that he
was 15 years old."
Ashley Trice - LagniappeLagniappe
Former Mobile County Commissioner Freeman Jockisch was in federal court today facing a single charge of attempting to lure a child for unlawful sex.
Jockisch was arrested in November of 2013 after traveling to meet a girl he believed to be 15 years old.