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Commissioners fill up often on taxpayer's dime

...gas cards. They now have Wright Express cards they can use only for fuel at almost any commercial gas station, city Fleet Manager Ron Crowden said.Usage is down since 2008, when former commissioners Joe Bowles and Jerry Brigham pushed to limit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-18/commissioners-fill-often
Augusta Commission members raise concern over cost of maintaining city vehicles

...Adding in noncontract work will bring the total annual price to approximately $5.5 million, said Ron Crowden, the city fleet manager since 2001."Why are we doing what we do, and what's the quality control, with the issues we have going on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-11/augusta-commission-membe
GPS keeps tabs on city workers

...code enforcement and government pool vehicles.Within a year, the tracking system paid for itself, said the city fleet manager, Ron Crowden. The Web-based service that receives the GPS signals costs $29.95 a month per vehicle to use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-01-28/gps-keeps-tabs-city-work
Government | Metro | Government
Nothing gets commissioners fired up like gasoline limits

...prices, it burns the high-octane commissioners up. At last week's meeting, Commissioner Alvin Mason called city fleet manager Ron Crowden to the microphone and asked him what percentage the commissioners' gasoline budget was of the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/08/cit_461421.shtml
City Ink | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Coliseum Authority
Augustans would miss fleet manager

...government continues on a downward spiral of "letting the good ones get away" with the threat of the resignation of city fleet manager Harry Siddall. Mr. Siddall would be greatly missed by city officials, but more importantly and financially, by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/27/op_309071.shtml
Opinion columns
Officials negotiate city posts

...leave their jobs with Augusta-Richmond County. City Fleet Manager Harry Siddal and Housing and Neighborhood Development...more annually. He said he would agree to stay on as city fleet manager for about $8,000 more annually, bringing his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/18/met_307321.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Panel OKs increasing fire fee

...company that has the contract now -- Tecom -- bid $3.5 million. The committee also gave Harry Siddall, the city fleet manager, permission to classify hundreds of vehicles and pieces of equipment as surplus and auction them Dec. 5. Mayor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/09/met_273349.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
GreenJackets' park to be named for corporate sponsor

...to run the garage like a business. Some of the former county employees lack the skills to do the work required, city Fleet Manager Harry Siddall said. "We understand we need to have some consideration for them," he said. "We also place on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/31/met_269102.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
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