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Augusta residents surveyed want more power for mayor, consider garbage service good

...which created a weak mayor-strong commission form of government, is a popular topic among critics of Augusta-Richmond County government, but the unscientific survey was hardly a representative sample of residents or voters.The city has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-03/augusta-residents-survey
Ramblin' Rhodes: Oka' Chaffa Indian Festival to move to new location

...000 people both of its weekends in 2012 and 2013.Wolfe believes the Lock & Dam Park, operated by the Augusta-Richmond County government on the Savannah River, is a perfect fit with Native Americans' love of nature and reverence of water...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-26/ramblin-rhodes-oka-ch
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I AM SO sick and tired of hearing excuses about how Augusta/Richmond County government cannot get anything accomplished because of racial lines. You mean to tell me that Deke Copenhaver can't even have enough pride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-28/rants-raves
School bus drivers, crossing guards lose summer jobless benefits

...from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office to apply for the benefits ever since the group was assigned to Augusta-Richmond County government during consolidation.And despite the federal order, Richmond County guards never saw their benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-26/school-bus-drivers-cross
Augusta businesses, people got $400 million from federal government in 2012

Augusta-based businesses, institutions and people collected more than $400 million in federally-funded grants, payments, subsidies and salaries last year, an Augusta Chronicle analysis of federal spending data found.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-29/augusta-businesses-peopl
Fees soak south Richmond

I received two items in the mail recently from Augusta-Richmond County government. One was the water/sewage bill with what appears to be a 100 percent increase in the sewage fee. The other was a letter to tell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-04/fees-soak-south-richmond
Pledge to wrong flag speaks volumes

...the match, which prompted Columbia County Commission Chairman Ron Cross to come out with this zinger:"Augusta-Richmond County government is probably the only government that can probably misinterpret good management and strategic planning as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/30/cit_192839.shtml
Disparity exists in Augusta's property tax system

The disparity is built into the consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government's charter ? two overlapping tax districts in which property owners pay for government services in two distinct and, at times, unequal ways.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-09-15/disparity-exists-augusta
Consolidation bill up for debate

Many components of the Augusta-Richmond County government established in the city's 1995 consolidation bill - from the mayor's qualifications, term limits and voting power to the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-03-07/commission-policy-debate
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Commission to vote on meeting with legislators

...legislative delegation and a facilitator to review the bill, a 1995 law that established consolidated Augusta-Richmond County government.Meanwhile, Rep. Wayne Howard, D-Augusta, has said he plans to introduce legislation establishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-30/commission-vote-meeting-legi
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