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Rants & Raves

...of Augusta does not need more power. His ego is already bigger than the Georgia Dome. He needs to be fired so that Alvin Mason can be Mayor like he was supposed to be. HOW TO DEAL with Daesh (the name which non-militant Muslims call ISIS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/rants-raves
Commissioners' travel expenses can reach outside budget

...Ben Hasan, who took office in August.Single trips were taken by former commissioners Joe Jackson, Donnie Smith and Alvin Mason, and by new commissioners Dennis Williams and Sammie Sias, who attended "newly-elected officials" training in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-14/commissioners-travel-exp
Free gas keeps Augusta commissioners on move

...are issued the cards, only Williams, Smith, Johnson and Fennoy used them over the year. Commissioners Mary Davis, Alvin Mason and Bill Lockett did not, nor did commissioners Donnie Smith and Joe Jackson, who resigned midyear, or their appointed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-17/free-gas-keeps-augusta-c
Commissioners debate franchise fee increase at retreat

...until today," which did not placate commissioners."We're looking for leadership from you as well," Commissioner Alvin Mason said. "Nothing stops you from doing that."Commissioner Marion Williams said he had wanted much more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-10/commissioners-debate-fra
City Ink: Politicians stuffed with favors at potluck

...rotisseried goat which he served with a pungent barbecue sauce. He unselfishly shared the sauce with Commissioner Alvin Mason who used it on his cooked goose and had some left over for the gander.Williams and Commissioner Hap Harris, who had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-12-13/city-ink-politi
South Augusta city offices closing; moving

...have completed this project for our residents, especially those who live in south Augusta," District 4 Commissioner Alvin Mason said in a news release. "There is going to be a continued effort to spur economic development and growth in this part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-10/south-augusta-city-offic
Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

...coming months staff will analyze whether the agencies are properly funded and how effective they are.Commissioner Alvin Mason heaped praise on Jackson's presentation, saying it was the first city budget he'd voted for in seven years on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-02/augusta-commission-passe
Commission set to vote on animal board

...community input.Animal Services Director Sharon Broady said in an email Friday that public safety committee chairman Alvin Mason directed her to select the committee members, but she did not say how many applications were received. Broady's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/commission-set-vote-anim
Dedications, renovations are easier said than done

...indicate he was working when he was getting a rubdown at a hospitality house during the Masters Tournament.Commissioners Alvin Mason and Corey Johnson were also on that ethics subcommittee. At the second meeting, Commissioner Marion Williams asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-11-08/dedications-ren
Mayor-elect's office space untouched by committee

...I think we're being a little premature at this moment with our recommendation," Lockett said.Commissioner Alvin Mason disagreed with Hasan and Lockett."At no point in my mind should this be about who's coming in," Mason said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-27/mayor-elects-office-spac