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North Augusta City Council | The Augusta Chronicle

...enacting policies concerning the operation of the city; enacting local ordinances; and appointing the Municipal Judges, City Attorney, City Clerk, and members of the various boards. City Council also has the authority to call bond referendums in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/north-augusta-city-council
Augusta files appeal on ice storm reimbursement

...Emergency Management Agency to increase its reimbursement for costs incurred following a devastating February ice storm, city attorney Andrew MacKenzie confirmed Tuesday.The storm, which struck the evening of Feb. 11, caused millions in damage as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-23/augusta-files-appeal-ice
South Georgia private probation service violated rules

...Cook acknowledged that defendants likely didn't know they were being overcharged.As a result, he has asked the city attorney to review the contract with Smith, Cook said.Cook said his office has the right to conduct an independent audit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/ga-private-probation-s
Prostitution arrests thwart license request to open Wheeler Road massage parlor

...licenses.He added the committee has the right to deny Voulgaris' application every time it's resubmitted and city attorneys said it does not believe the commission is at risk of a lawsuit if it denies the request."If we give this license...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-11/prostitutio
Strays offsetting efforts to curb animal kill rates in Augusta

...have totaled 223 this year, 33 by strays."Augusta is very concerned for the citizens bitten by stray animals," city attorney Kenneth Bray said on behalf of Broady in a letter.When a bite is reported, Bray said an officer is dispatched to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-08/strays-offsetting-efforts-cur
Georgia city settles over death after stun gun use

...city of East Point agreed to pay the maximum amount allowed by the city's insurance policy, Stewart said. Acting city attorney Brad Bowman said the maximum allowed by the city's policy is $1 million.Neither of the officers named in the lawsuit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-06/georgia-city-settles-over-dea
Bond issues aid projects but come at price

...has remained in the hands of outside legal counsel, with attorney Jim Plunkett following in the footsteps of former city attorneys Jim Wall and Steve Shepard in serving as local bond counsel.Plunkett said he "stopped keeping count" between the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-29/bond-issues-aid-projects-c
North Augusta city council passes budget on first reading

...177,600 has been spent fighting a lawsuit challenging the project. She asked for an update on the lawsuit, but City Attorney Kelly Zier said the city could not speak about active cases.Also on Monday, the council voted 6-1 to pass an ordinance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-20/north-augusta-city-council-p
Charles Walker is free but not ready to talk to the newspaper

...Allen for a job on his staff when he goes to Washington, but I'll ask for a neutral letter of reference like former city attorney Chiquita Johnson. I also want to start a business making license plates that say "Eat at BL's."Q: What did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-09-27/charles-walker-
Tax protests, goats making news this week

...file suit in Superior Court, alleging the goats were illegally hired in a process that favored goats over cows, and City Attorney Andrew MacKenzie will work out a settlement because it's cheaper than going to trial with witnesses who can't speak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-16/tax-protests-go