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Alvin Mason says experience on Augusta Commission would be asset if elected

...me need to be looked at ... For instance, our city administrator. I personally think it's a problem that we have...department heads and things like this.Q: So make him a city administrator, city manager with hiring and firing authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-04-20/alvin-mason-sa
No evidence ex-administrator Fred Russell violated law, GBI says

...found no evidence that former City Administrator Fred Rus sell violated any...Feb. 24.Russell served as city administrator for nearly a decade until the...everything they want."Interim City Administrator and Information Technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-10/no-evidence-ex-adminis
Pick for Augusta's interim city administrator is 'grateful' for call to help

Tameka Allen has led the city Information Technology department since 2001 and served double duty as a deputy city administrator since 2004.But she wasn't the Augusta Commission's automatic pick to serve as interim administrator after commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-11/chronicle-qa-tameka-alle
Committee gives Gold Cross Augusta EMS zone

...sole provider in Augusta-Richmond County, after serving as "co-zone provider" with the city since former city administrator Fred Russell requested Gold Cross be included in a shared arrangement in 2005.Fire Chief Chris James raised issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-03/committee-gives-gold-cro
Sheriff sends computer file request to GBI

...disappearance of computer files used by former Augusta City Administrator Fred Russell.Pat Morgan, special agent in charge...including emails, based on their content.Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen, who serves as Information Technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-05/sheriff-requests-gbi-inv
Commission won't investigate deleted computer files

...the disappearance of computer files used by former City Administrator Fred Russell.Commissioner Marion Williams, whose...effective and had assistance from someone else.Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen, who has served as the city's Information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-10/commission-wont-investig
Still no sunshine

An investigation into former Augusta City Administrator Fred Russell's missing hard drive files may be over, but an odor of malfeasance is going to hang around for a long time.Local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-12/still-no-sunshine
Augusta debris removal requires additional $5 million

...weeks ago.Speaking before the Augusta Commission during a special called session, Steve Cassell, interim deputy city administrator, said the amount of debris required for removal by contract crews was originally estimated at 250,000 cubic yards...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/augusta-debris-removal-requir
Rants & Raves

...PEOPLE, PLEASE VOTE NO to SPLOST. Save your money; lower taxes; just vote no. IT IS VERY APPROPRIATE that the city administrator job announcement was located on the obituaries page. What do you think of that? I'M TIRED OF THE DRUGS in my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-09/rants-raves
4 of 5 hopefuls for Augusta mayor attend forum held by educator association

...than everybody thinks. ... The power comes in ways to collaborate and build bridges."CHARLES CUMMINGS: "The city administrator has too much power, and some of that power needs to be transferred to the mayor. ... The mayor does have the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/4-5-hopefuls-augusta-may