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State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

...Jerry Brigham, a former Augusta commissioner.Brigham said trained city...he's concerned."Former Augusta commissioner Don Grantham called Davis...the pay," Harris said.Augusta Commissioner Ben Hasan's Urban Pro Weekly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-28/state-legislators-wont-p
University had "great year," officials said

...ago, Davis said."It continues to rise every year," he said.The strong performance drew admiration from Augusta Commissioner Grady Smith, who is the commission's representative to University's board."I just wish we had your all's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-26/university-had-great-year-of
'It's a never-ending fee'

...should have had such important details by now.Augusta commissioners could sit politely at a week's worth of public...It's a never-ending fee," noted former Augusta Commissioner Jerry Brigham. "It's a way of raising revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-23/its-never-ending-fee
Hear public on fee issue

...they know what is best for the citizens.The citizens of Richmond County need to flood the commission meeting to let the commissioners understand how distasteful this fee is to them.(The writer is a former Augusta commissioner.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-23/hear-public-fee-issue
Stormwater tax flawed

...Augusta's citizens, water users, churches, synagogues, nonprofits, schools, businesses, industries, taxpayers and future SPLOST referenda.(The writer is a former Richmond County commissioner and a former Augusta commissioner.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-23/stormwater-tax-flawed
One solution works best with stray cats - and it's not trapping and killing

...compassionate by nature, and will feed strays, even at personal risk, since there are laws against this. Former Augusta Commissioner Corey Johnson even said in an open meeting that he feeds stray cats. It makes us feel good to help animals in need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-23/one-solution-wor
Rain fee needs more public input: commissioners

While it remains on Tuesday's meeting agenda, Augusta commissioners say they plan to delay implementation of a new stormwater fee.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-16/rain-fee-needs-more-publ
Commission to review stormwater utility fee in Wednesday work session

Augusta commissioners and the public have a chance to learn more about proposed implementation...with the Phinizy Swamp watershed, according to the document.Augusta commissioners vary in their support for the program, with downtown District...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-10/council-review-stormwate
Do you really have to go?

Reining in Augusta commissioners' costly, out-of-state...wouldn't be talking about it ? if Augusta commissioners didn't have a reputation for...notorious $14,000 trip that four Augusta commissioners and the city clerk took to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-09/do-you-really-have-go
Efforts to regulate Augusta commission members' travel rejected

Augusta commissioners nixed plans to adopt a $15,000 speaker notification system and held off on requiring commission approval for out-of-state trips at taxpayers' expense.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-09/efforts-regulate-augusta-commission