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...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...

District 7 candidates spar over power, need for stormwater fees at forum

...right now I don't feel that."Asked why he voted against auditing the Hyde Park relocation project, Harris said city attorneys told the commission not to."Because it's ongoing real estate transactions, these things are not supposed to...

Augusta's Hardie Davis not first to seek added mayoral power

...Give him the budget ? that will keep a mayor very busy," he said.In 2011, then-Mayor Deke Copen haver had the city attorney prepare a list of "issues to consider" in a revision of the charter. They included questions about modifying the...

Mayor's power play unites commission against him

...election, were burned up to learn through the media that he wants to hire and fire department heads and appoint the city attorney, fire chief and EMA director, all of whom would answer to him.He also wants a veto over commission decisions and...

Rain charge held for more discussion

...commissioner who charged taxpayers for more than two trips last year was Lockett, who took at least 10.Williams asked the city attorney whether approving the policy would make it apply to the mayor, who according to the city's consolidation act is...

Rain fee needs more public input: commissioners

...Ben Hasan, whose motion to approve implementing the fee was placed on the meeting agenda, said approval was unlikely Tuesday. He attributed the delay to planning documents not being delivered to city attorneys in time for their review.

Spending in Hyde Park relocation project not adding up

...they're getting paid twice," he said.Harris stood by city attorneys' advice that the transactions must remain private...requested, but after hours behind closed doors with city attorneys, commissioners withdrew it in December, not long...

Rants & Raves

...wrote better cases you wouldn't be here." Needless to say we didn't fare well, for it is your word against a city attorney with a repetitive phrase. Not helping the city's image. Take heed in Harlem. IF YOU LIKE living in an area where...

Davis seeks veto, hiring and firing, budgeting and other functions added to mayoral powers

...ordinances and resolutions- Supervise all executive and administrative affairs- Appoint department heads, including the city attorney, administrator and finance director, to serve at his pleasure- Sign and approve contracts, deeds and bonds- Submit...

Savannah's jailed ex-police chief to get six-figure pension

...sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge this month. But City Attorney Brooks Stillwell told council members Thursday that...the police department.Mayor Edna Jackson asked the city attorney Thursday to seek a second opinion from Attorney General...