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2 Augusta commissioners want to let administrator hire, fire department heads

As Mayor Hardie Davis seeks more power in the consolidated government, two Augusta Commission members are pushing to streamline operations by giving more responsibility to the city administrator.Item 31 on Tuesday's regular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-02/2-augusta-commissioners-
City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 Augusta Commission members are champing at the bit to approve a rain...If city department heads in the crosshairs of Augusta Commission members make it through December, everything's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...Charles Walker talks about why the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government was set up the way it was. Augusta Commission members are champing at the bit to approve a rain tax, although the $157,022 public relations campaign they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...build a large convention space near the Mariott Hotel in downtown Augusta, were put into action by a vote of the Augusta Commission on December 7, 2009, and ground was broken on June 16, 2010. Completion and the grand opening were delayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/tee-center
Rein in city spending

...Street maybe? Or let me guess ? magically, no other county departments need any money.I certainly hope our Augusta Commission can tone down this giddy placeholder. Surely we can find a fiscally conservative manager who can work with our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-01/rein-city-spending
Augusta Convention Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...build a large convention space near the Mariott Hotel in downtown Augusta, were put into action by a vote of the Augusta Commission on December 7, 2009, and ground was broken on June 16, 2010. Completion and the grand opening were delayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/urban-renewal/augusta-convention-center
State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

...conversation around that," said Rep. Barbara Sims, R-Augusta. "The timing is not right."Davis shocked Augusta commission members and all but his closest circle Feb. 20 when he announced plans to add a veto, contracting, budgeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-28/state-legislators-wont-p
Spending in Hyde Park relocation project not adding up

...based on invoices it provided to The Augusta Chronicle.The newspaper requested individual invoices after the Augusta Commission rejected Commissioner Marion Williams' call to audit the project in December. The invoices for moving expenses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-28/spending-hyde-park-reloc
Rants & Raves

...happens, it makes every legitimate diploma worthless. HONESTLY, RICHMOND COUNTY will not flourish because of the Augusta Commission. They have too much authority, don't care about Augusta and bicker like little kids. All power needs to go...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-27/rants-raves
Request for Proposal Request for Proposals will be received at thi...

...furnishing: RFP Item #15-140 IT Service Management Software for Information Technology RFPs will be received by: The Augusta Commission hereinafter referred to as the OWNER at the offices of: Geri A. Sams, Director Augusta Procurement Department...

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