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Put worker safety first

...because an employee had been fired and called the Augusta Utilities Department, stating that he would return and shoot...linger inside the gate for about 20 minutes. I called Augusta Utilities and explained to the manager the fears of his employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/put-worker-safety-first
Former commissioner unlikely to sway panel on stormwater fee

...Mr. Chair man and members of the commission," Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wied meier said to the engineering services...year."Then I go to the background. It says 'The Augusta utility company has an existing contract with a company to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-16/former-commissi
Contractors put thousands in Tuesday special election

...donors include Cons tantine Engineering, which has a $1.1 million annual contract to manage capital projects for Augusta Utilities and is performing work on the stormwater utility fee program and ESG Operations, which has a $5.5 million annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-04-10/contractors-pu
Rants & Raves

...at the same time that the Middle East is falling apart. This will bear bitter fruit. HOW MUCH LONGER will the Augusta utilities department bills open from the bottom? RAVE TO THE Augusta Commission for firing the EEOC coordinator and accepting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/rants-raves-0
Augusta EEO coordinator fired; HR director quits

...demanding the documentation Bryant used to make the determination.Humphrey handled a recent investigation into an Augusta Utilities employment decision that saw employee Evelyn Washington receive a $20,000 settlement. She also had open investigations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-30/augusta-eeo-coordinator-
Pardon our mess: Richmond Hill Road repair patch crumbling

...drivers to abruptly slow down into the sharp downhill turn and possibly endanger other motorists.WHO IS RESPONSIBLE: Augusta Utilities DepartmentACTION PROMISED: Kelsey Henderson, the assistant director of construction and maintenance, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-01/pardon-our-mess-richmond-hil
Augusta Utilities could offer program adding thousands of new sewer customers

...tanks but living within 100 feet of a sewer line could get the opportunity to connect under a developing program by Augusta Utilities Department.In many instances, subdivision developers either declined to connect the homes to the sewer lines due...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-22/augusta-utilities-could-
City to fund Valencia Way extension if 'major manufacturer' builds plant in Augusta

...purpose local option sales tax and the Transportation In vestment Act would pay for the road project. SPLOST VI, the Augusta Utilities Department and city funds designated in 2012 for economic development projects in south Augusta would pay for installation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-18/city-fund-v
Pardon Our Mess: Hole in road

...Walker, the director of services for 311, said Augusta Utilities was aware of the hole and had ordered parts to resolve...issue," Walker said.On Thursday, officials with Augusta Utilities filled the hole with asphalt to make the area safer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-01/pardon-our-mess-hole-road
Subcommittee finalizes plan for city septic tank fee

...on approximately 3,500 landowners still using septic tanks when a city sewer line is located within 100 feet.Augusta Utilities will prequalify four plumbing contractors to install the connections, with areas where the tanks are creating hazards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-30/subcommittee-finalizes-p