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Augusta pensioners eye benefit increase

...members and five survivors drawing benefits from the 1945 plan, said most collect significantly less than six former county department heads encouraged to retire under the same plan during consolidation. Newsome told members of Augusta's pension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-15/augusta-pensioners-eye-b
Augusta emergency agencies prepare for winter storm

...last such snow in Augusta was over two days in 2011.Richmond County emergency management officials met with county department heads Monday afternoon to prepare for the weather.Mie Lucas, the disaster preparedness coordinator, said equipment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-27/emergency-agencies-prepare-st
Columbia County elections chief leaves hospital

...not immediately returned.Discussion of Marshall's condition arose during a meeting between Johnson and other county department heads who were considering possible changes to the county's pension plans for employees.Some officials noted that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-27/columbia-county-elections-ch
Records request issues persist; bills can be hefty

...to be published this week in observance of Sunshine Week.The newspaper also made requests to eight Richmond County department heads for simple, clearly public information, such as commissioners' expenses and a list of recent street repairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-03-13/records-request-issues-p
Government | Metro
Columbia county commission candidates at forum

...done his homework" on issues facing District 4 residents by attending commission meetings and interviewing county department heads. "You trusted me for many years as your children's (educator)," he said. "I'm asking you now to trust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-31/columbia-county-commission-c
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Rants and raves

...the Augusta Canal. IS THE CHRONICLE so desperate for cash they need to sell ad space in the comics? RICHMOND COUNTY DEPARTMENT heads who were told to cut their operating budgets, but failed to do so, should tender their resignations. If you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-08-13/rants-and-raves
New sales tax referendum is likely

...2015, will fund capital improvement projects. County department heads are creating "wish lists" of items to include...construction and maintenance services. TIMELINE SPRING: County department heads submit their drafts for the projects. Commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/30/met_185465.shtml
Metro
Counties' budget tanks running dry

...County, weekly fuel reports are being issued to county department heads. "Now, with the fuel prices, we're making...County - Having weekly reports of fuel use given to county department heads - Scrutinizing any "exceptions'' to department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/25/met_78867.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Commission
Official works to hold millage

...to keep the county healthy but the mill rate slim. It's the return of a yearly ritual as commissioners and county department heads study the possibilities for the upcoming fiscal year, a year that some think will not need a millage increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/17/met_77807.shtml
Metro
Official wants higher property tax

...a 2000 referendum, are projected at $110,000, down from $875,000 two years ago, the proposal states. County department heads have requested 45 new employees, while only the Aiken County Detention Center has been recommended to receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/07/met_371917.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education