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City Ink | The Augusta Chronicle

...thoughts about Augusta politics. Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...thoughts about Augusta politics. Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 When Mayor Deke Copenhaver's meeting to recommend a new city administrator convened behind closed doors Wednesday, there were only five votes to hire Oscar Rodriguez, not the eight he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Another broken law

...addressed the rampant waste of money by the Augusta Commission.There was $25,000 spent on a search for a new city administrator. I assume that this number is only for the search firm, and all costs for travel for interviews should be added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-28/another-broken-law
South Carolina Circuit Court judge rules in favor of Project Jackson in North Augusta

...riverfront development that includes a new baseball stadium for the Augusta GreenJackets, according to North Augusta City Administrator Todd Glover."The City of North Augusta is pleased with the ruling from Judge Kinard," Glover said in a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-19/south-carolina-circuit-c
Say 'no' to higher taxes

...of crazies. And, it's time our government listened to them. Nine months ago the mayor and commission fired City Administrator Fred Russell for having the nerve to bring them a budget with a 10-percent tax hike. Now they're tripping over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-18/say-no-higher-ta
Ex-Augusta Administrator Fred Russell's name surfaces in Cincinnati search

Former City Administrator Fred Russell hasn't been sitting still since the Augusta Commission fired him in December.Russell's name was included on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/russells-name-surfaces-c
Augusta Mayor Deke Copenhaver foiled again

...thought after Mayor Deke Copenhaver's called meeting to recommend Taos, N.M., city manager Oscar Rodriguez for city administrator based on assurances from eight commissioners they'd vote to hire him was sabotaged.When the meeting convened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-26/augusta-mayor-d
Augusta Commission calls off search for administrator after failure to reach consensus on finalists

...government remains under the direction of two interim city administrators after commission members failed to agree to support...consensus on, that's what the county manager or city administrator is supposed to do."Rodriguez said if he hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-23/augusta-commission-calls
Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

Augusta could be closer to having a permanent head of city government, with Mayor Deke Copenhaver calling a meeting to "discuss and approve" his recommendation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-22/augusta-might-be-close-n
Augusta Commission searches for consensus on candidates for city administrator

Wednesday will mark two weeks since Mayor Deke Co pen haver revealed the names of three finalists for city administrator, but it remains to be seen how soon Augusta will hire a permanent head of the government.The finalists are Janice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-19/augusta-commission-searc