Few Augusta residents show up for mall SPLOST session

...to spread the message about the SPLOST."Deputy City Administrator Ted Rhinehart said nationwide, "it's more and...17.8 million from nongovernment organizations. City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said she wants to narrow the...

Public has chance to weigh in on Augusta's next SPLOST package

...million in projects.Now, with a goal of $210.5 million ? what can be raised between five and six years ? City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said residents can give their say on what they want.Thursday is the first of two "public...

Second reading of Augusta stormwater fee passes

...budget adjustment Tuesday to cover some $1.25 million in fee revenue shortage expected in this year's budget.City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said staff had identified savings of $175,000 from lower gas prices and $450,000 in lapsed...

City administrator's SPLOST proposal excludes outside groups

Nongovernment organizations such as Paine College and Symphony Orchestra Augusta are excluded in City Admin­is­trator Janice Allen Jackson's proposal for the Nov. 3 sales tax referendum.

Proposal made to expand Augusta Common

...million Transportation Investment Act-funded streetscape project for Broad Street and adjoining side streets.City Administrator Janice Al len Jackson said she had met with Simon about the plan and agreed that downtown Augusta "definitely...

Storm fee fuels SPLOST resistance as talks on capital program begin

...with others not meeting what he thinks are critical needs. "Right now, that's not our priority," he said.City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson will present her "preliminary list" of SPLOST priorities at the 10 a.m. meeting Friday...

Augusta Commission approves new stormwater fee

...Smith, Mary Davis and Commissioner Sean Frantom opposed and Guilfoyle abstaining.A second vote, taken after City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson pointed out the ordinance included a fee start date of July 1, passed 6-4 with Guilfoyle...

City administrator to propose property tax cut

City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said she's recommending a slight decrease in property taxes this year, although the effect on individual...

Augusta settlements top $1 million in past year

...January.Southern Arbor Tree Care's Chris Shaw alleged in a lawsuit that Steve Cassell, then the interim deputy city administrator, and Traffic Operations Man ager Michael Edwards told him to "hire as many people as necessary" to get Au gusta...

City of Augusta seeking to cancel fire trucks contract

...approved in 2013 and delivery to engine companies mostly on the south side started in November, she said.Deputy City Administrator Chester Brazzell said while final disposition of the contract hasn't taken place, Augusta will cease ordering...