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Augusta pensioners eye benefit increase

...drawing benefits. The city must pay $5.2 million into the plan each year.After the pension meeting Tuesday, Augusta commissioners took the following actions:? Sent a $50 million list of Engineering projects or services to be funded using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-15/augusta-pensioners-eye-b
Many plans moving forward to elevate lives in Sand Hills neighborhood

...Gardner for assisting the kids, and to Augusta Parks' Brandi Robertson and Ann Knighton for being so supportive. Augusta Commissioner William Fennoy also has been a huge supporter, and already is assisting in plans for summer. ECGRL summer reading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-04-12/many-plans-movin
Davis raises most money among mayoral candidates

...Manton and Sam Nicholson; $250 from University Hospital CEO Jim Davis and $250 from Darren Smith, son of former Augusta commissioner Jimmy Smith.During the same period, Davis used his campaign funds to repay $7,500 of a $15,000 loan he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-09/davis-raises-m
The public's business

...reporter who showed up after the meeting started.When the reporter asked why the meeting ? which included four Augusta commissioners and Mayor Deke Copenhaver ? had not been made public, she said it wasn't a meeting.And Cain was more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-08/publics-business
City Ink: Media not invited to city's secret meeting

...when the Richmond County school board president holds a tea party at the public library and invites the mayor of Augusta, commissioners, school board members and a former Fort Gordon garrison commander and doesn't invite a single member of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-04-05/city-ink-media-
Let change take flight

...require approval from at least eight of the 10 Augusta commissioners, or a majority of legislators from the local...policy issues.Under current rules, once an Augusta commissioner appoints someone to the Aviation Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-31/let-change-take-fligh
City Ink: Mayoral candidates missed the bus on financial talks at forum

...the package because the money that's to be used for one project is used for something else or just disappears.Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason likes the penny tax levied on sales if the money is used "appropriately," but he's opposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-29/city-ink-mayora
Council to revisit November selection of area EMS 'zone provider'

...zone designation, which would include an opportunity to run EMS calls without a contract.The effort prompted Augusta commissioners to give Gold Cross notice and put the service out for bids, but commissioners changed their minds a few months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-02/council-revisit-november
Augusta Equal Employment Opportunity director could be demoted

...seeking comment, recently filed complaints against two city attorneys with the state Bar Association, several Augusta commissioners confirmed.Commissioner Marion Williams said the commission did not authorize Humphrey to file the complaints, against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-31/eeo-director-could-be-de
Vote 'no' on new SPLOST

...care about fairness ? just their own special interests.All districts deserve a fair share of SPLOST funding. Augusta commissioners not in attendance for the recent SPLOST vote should not be tarred and feathered. The meeting was hastily called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-21/vote-no-new-splost