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Augusta rainy-day funds diminish

...fund until the annual report is completed, six months after the fiscal year ends.The average cost to operate Augusta's government is about $392,000 a day.The general fund is used to cover most ordinary government operations, from recreation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-22/augusta-rainy-day-funds-
Russell will announce run for mayor soon, campaign chairman says

...coming ? the Cyber Command, and all the schools."A former Richmond, Va., po lice chief, Russell joined Augusta's government in 2002 as a deputy city administrator. He was promoted to administrator in 2004 and held the job for nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/russell-will-announce-ru
DeLoach: Let's end debate and act on repairing Augusta's government

IN A RECENT article discussing proposed changes to Augusta's government, Sen. Charles Walker, D-Augusta, stated, "Let the debate begin." I have news for the senator: This debate has been going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/op_333845.shtml
Opinion columns
Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen named interim administrator

Deputy Administrator Tameka Allen is now officially in charge of Augusta's government.The Keysville native, a city employee since 1992, was named unanimously Tuesday to the top position of interim city administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-07/deputy-administrator-tam
The bigger problem

...possibly was one of the most steadying influences in Augusta's government. Now he's gone.This page has not always been...point, would want that job? Ten commissioners in Augusta's government means the city administrator has 10 bosses ? 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-10/editorial-bigger-prob
Commission voices concerns

Raising emergency 911 fees and changing Augusta's government dominated Wednesday's joint meeting between Richmond...subject arose of changing the law that defines how Augusta's government works. Commissioner Don Grantham said legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/09/met_436729.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Savannah River Site
Let racial majority rule Augusta

A lot of people are criticizing Augusta's government; however, they do not understand the real struggle that's going on. The central issue is about power and who will hold that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/06/let_439132.shtml
Letters
Augusta's can't-do attitude

When are Augusta's government leaders going to believe in Augusta the way the rest of us do...private-sector leaders are so successful in raising money and Augusta's government is so inept at it? It's not that Augustans don't believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/31/edi_426994.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Spirit of Jim Crow still lives

Despite criticism of Augusta's government from people living inside and outside Richmond...percent white and 25 percent black, yet North Augusta's government consists of a white mayor, a white city administrator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/let_338671.shtml
Letters
Vote - you have the power

Who do you think is really in charge of Augusta's government? The mayor? The commission? No. It's you...selected commission candidates who can transform Augusta's government into a high-performing, professional, consensus-building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/06/edi_151208.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission