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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
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
Tax payments by credit card cost more

...purchases such as tax bills, he said.The tax office isn't the only place customers may see a "convenience fee." Augusta Utilities charges what Direct or Tom Wiedmeier called an "exorbitant" charge of $4.25 for customers who want to pay their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-20/tax-payments-credit-card
Amendment seeks to revive commissioners' eligibility to submit contracts for city business

...subcontracting work at a sheriff's substation and on an Augusta Utilities contract at Fort Gordon gave rise to the commission's...Administration building off Georgia Highway 56 and a renovated Augusta Utilities customer service center going into the former main...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-03/amendment-would-again-al
Committee to study waiving Augusta commissioners' conflicts of interest

...not for the county," said Smith, one of the three censured last year for his firm's subcontracting work on an Augusta Utilities contract at Fort Gordon. "Most people elected me because they think I'm honest," he continued. "I wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-04/committee-study-waiving-
Grease led to sewage overflow, according to utilities department

...major," affected a tributary to Rae's Creek.Augusta Utilities Department employees determined the cause was grease...removed the grease from the line, according to an Augusta Utilities Department notification.Sewage lines will be evaluated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-03/grease-led-sewage-overflow-a
Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce questions proposed stormwater rate

...would charge them twice," she said.About 15 Augusta industries, including FPL Foods, Kellogg and Elanco, pay Augusta Utilities a treatment surcharge based on elevated waste levels in their wastewater, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/metro-augusta-chamber-co
Recycling events will take place for Thanksgiving cooking oils

...a.m. until noon.Drop-off locations are the Augusta Utilities Department and Columbia County Water Utility.The...soybean oil, sunflower oil and vegetable oil.Augusta Utilities Department is located at 1820 Doug Barnard Parkway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/recycling-events-will-take-p
Bond issues aid projects but come at price

...government's complex method of securing millions in cash.The government's latest large bond issue, a $194.6 million Augusta Utilities undertaking that refunds and reissues some $160 million in bonds and funds $30 million to specific system improvements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-29/bond-issues-aid-projects-c