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...

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...

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.

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...

Kick back, wait for the news this week in Augusta

...coming up this week, such as:? Runoff election results? Augusta Commission members meeting to choose a new city administrator? What, if anything, the Paine College Board of Trustees will do concerning the push by disaffected alumni to...

Ruling on Project Jackson could come next week

...made behind closed doors despite a majority of the executive sessions conducted last year involving the project. City Administrator Todd Glover echoed Jones' statements during his testimony.Jones acknowledged the desire to develop North Augusta's...

Project Jackson trial begins Friday in Aiken County

...project, while the defendant said it can use the council's record and any other factual record to show blight.City Administrator Todd Glover said the lawsuit has slowed down, but not stopped, planning efforts for the development, which would...

Augusta Commission approves animal adoption plan

...permanent families."We are asking rescue groups to meet us halfway in working toward a solution," said Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen, who met with Broady and rescue groups last week on the contentiousness between the parties. "It...

Augusta Commission votes to resume municipal building construction

...and program managers; we are not lobbyists," senior vice president Glenn Jardine told commissioners.Interim City Administrator Tameka Allen said the clerk's move to the new law space would add several weeks to the construction work ongoing...

Wanted: a servant leader

...from which to choose the next city administrator.The primary focus in selecting...the question: Whom does the city administrator work for?Any answer other...commissioners and mayor merely are the city administrator's immediate supervisors...