Augusta Commissioners divided as stormwater fee returns for another vote

A divided Augusta Commission will again take up implementing a stormwater utility fee at its Tuesday regular meeting.

Augusta Public Transit | The Augusta Chronicle

...Friday taking popular Route 6 through downtown and south Augusta to the transfer stop by the Deans Bridge ... Augusta commissioners and city staff started interviews Monday for the position of transit director. Don't Miss Databases...

Coliseum Authority votes to seek $15 million in SPLOST for new Augusta arena

...35-year-old civic center during the approximately two years needed for construction of a new arena, Johnson said.Augusta commissioners are expected to weigh the viability of numerous requests made by local authorities, outside groups and city departments...

Absent Augusta Commissioners spur delays in decisions on controversial stormwater utility fee, demolition of historic buildings

With four colleagues absent and facing a critical gallery Tuesday, Augusta commissioners again delayed action on two controversal items ? implementing a stormwater fee and deciding whether to demolish two historic city-owned...

Be prudent on stormwater

...increase, with another supposedly in the works, the Augusta commissioners apparently are ready to roll the dice, take what...commissioners for effectiveness.It's time for the Augusta commissioners to lead and show they can be trusted to spend...

Augusta commissioners wary of plan for new arena

Commissioners are wary of committing as much as half of a new sales tax package to replacing James Brown Arena, a project coliseum authority members say will cost up to $110 million.

City Ink: Fable has lesson for Augusta Commission

Augusta commissioners' quandary over whether to impose a rain tax and then ask voters to approve a new SPLOST package in November brings to mind another...

MCG Foundation's 'gateway' project on 15th Street remains stalled

...ownership of the bus site for federal funding purposes.Plunkett said that hurdle is nearly crossed.In March, Augusta commissioners and the board of education reached an agreement to transfer the deed of the remaining 8-acre parcel to the city...

Augusta Commission tables vote on stormwater fee

Augusta commissioners again on Tuesday delayed taking action on a stormwater utility fee, despite including fee revenue in next month's budget and increased opposition from Richmond County Board of Education.

Augusta Commission's Finance Committee OKs November SPLOST vote

Three Augusta commissioners pushed through a November date for the city's next sales tax referendum, setting in motion a two-month schedule for developing a project list.