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

...expected to total around $200 million, by mid-August in order to get the package on the ballot Nov. 3.As authority attorney Ed Enoch drafts a formal request to present the commission, which has a July 10 deadline for SPLOST requests...
Contract puts ice floor on hold

...Cimco Lewis, which hasn't been completely worked out yet, officials said. The main point of contention, said authority attorney Sam Nicholson, is holding Cimco Lewis to a completion date. Installation of the ice floor is expected to take...
Metro | Coliseum Authority
Longtime development authority attorney remembered for love of community

Jerry Dye, 75, died Saturday from a prolonged illness. Those who knew him remember him as a man who loved both his family and the city of Augusta.
Authority seeks additional time for LMI contract

...Authority members want more time to hammer out a contract with the private firm that operates the civic center complex. Authority attorney Sam Nicholson was instructed Thursday to ask Leisure Management International, which has run the civic center and...
Metro | Coliseum Authority
SMG will end its management of civic center in June

...are not wanted in Augusta." Authority attorney Sam Nicholson was faxed notification...are not wanted in Augusta." Authority attorney Sam Nicholson was faxed notification...are not wanted in Augusta." Authority attorney Sam Nicholson was faxed notification...
Metro | Coliseum Authority
Board keeps manager, loses lawyer

...Williams on a one-year deal effective June 1, but finalizing those terms will be the last official action of authority attorney Sam Nicholson. Mr. Nicholson's decision to resign came shortly after the board voted 5-4 at the previous regular...
Metro | Coliseum Authority
Panel to study membership

...unified development authority officials and community leaders to discuss the pros and cons of membership. County authority attorney Jerry Dye has opposed membership since the unified group's inception in 1994. That group's bylaws "could gut...
Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Attorney says Lynx called for lawsuit

...legally be done -- state law allows closed meetings for issues of pending litigation, personnel and real estate -- authority attorney Ed Enoch said the Lynx had threatened to sue. Mr. Isdell and authority member Keith Brown said later that the...
Metro | Coliseum Authority
$5 million set aside to improve local venues

...bonds, a stimulus-funded program that repays local governments about a third of their bond interest payments, authority attorney Ed Enoch said.The authority also approved its fiscal year 2011 budget, which projects $804,600 in hotel-motel...
Government | Metro | Coliseum Authority | Government
Housing project is canceled

...Inc. and The North South Cos. between $60,000 and $75,000 that they already have spent on the project, authority attorney Ed Tarver said. The decision also leaves the future of the property, now zoned commercial, uncertain unless the...
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission