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“(In) the last meeting,”he said,
“we pretty much said after this meeting we want to wash our hands with this and let Cherokee begin: we need to talk about it (the pavilion) before we begin that.”He went on to say that council needs to come to a consensus before it moves ahead. Council Member Edith Portillo said she doesn’t care for the idea of the pavilion at all. Similarly, Council Member Jackie Jarrett suggested “scratching” the pavilion and simply installing restrooms. He said the city could later add a pavilion using SPLOST money, when it wasn’t restricted by the current process.
“I can’t see digging into SPLOST money and giving it to them (Cherokee County),”he said. Newly Elected Mayor Pro Tem Jonathan Bishop, Cronic, Jarrett, and Portillo agreed that the project should refocus its direction on a park for the kids.