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Raps tampering with consolidation law

Several of our local legislators are considering amending the consolidation law to make the administrator and the municipal attorney answerable solely to the mayor. Their proposal would allow the mayor to hire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/07/edi_218697.shtml
Editorials
Senators consider new vote

...legislative delegation change the consolidation law and give the mayor a vote...Walker said he thought the consolidation law needed to be "tweaked," but...Commissioner Bill Kuhlke said the consolidation law doesn't need to be changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/04/met_220053.shtml
Metro
Legislators support building mayor's authority

...Wednesday they intend to change the consolidation law to give Augusta's mayor more...give voters, who approved the consolidation law, a say-so in the matter...department as called for in the consolidation law and the equal opportunity officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/12/met_222307.shtml
Metro
Officials to review vote laws

...Monday they will consider changing the city-county consolidation law to allow voters -- instead of local officials...way they want to vote," Mr. Walker said. The consolidation law -- which set up Augusta's merger with Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/29/met_248660.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Mayor may gain more power

...to Atlanta on Wednesday to talk about changing the consolidation law. They have in mind: Giving the mayor authority...to Atlanta on Wednesday to talk about changing the consolidation law. They have in mind: Giving the mayor authority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/07/met_222012.shtml
Metro
Workers get paid without working

...counsel for an in-house legal department as the consolidation law mandated in 1995, but only five months to get rid...third secretary. Another city office mandated by the consolidation law that took almost a decade to get going also has run...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/08/met_131424.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver
Mayor seeks revision of city law

...ask Augusta commissioners to revise the city's consolidation law from top to bottom later this month. Mr. Copenhaver's...home rule provision, commissioners could revise the consolidation law if they have the required six votes. However, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/08/met_186567.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Downtown stadium | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Legislators ponder giving mayor authority over administrator

...wings. Local legislators have discussed amending the consolidation law to make the administrator and the city attorney answerable...leverage than the vote itself." But any changes to the consolidation law would have to be signed by the delegation's other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/30/met_218319.shtml
Metro
Happy New Year!

...more cost-effective government with no property tax increase. (The local legislative delegation should amend the consolidation law to grant the office of mayor veto power.); 2) harmony and teamwork on the School Board coupled with improved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/01/edi_219922.shtml
Editorials
Augusta Commission members love to travel at taxpayers' expense

...from behind closed doors after Jackson proposed hiring an EEO/minority business director, since that's what the consolidation law calls for and that position has never been filled. Suspecting some ulterior motive (of which there certainly must...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-07-20/augusta-commiss