Olens: Closed-door talk on interim commission appointment violates law

...because the commission did the same when it named Commissioner-elect Ben Hasan to fill Joe Jackson's unexpired term for District 6."We didn't make that decision in open session," Lockett said, although a vote on Hasan's appointment was done...

Augusta Commission gives OK to hire city administrator

...time on the commission to see what it is that we need," Lockett said of Hasan, whom the commission appointed to the District 6 seat in August after the resignation of Joe Jackson.Lockett also urged the commission to take the time to see whether...

Commission to broach administrator search yet again

...return to the forefront Tuesday at a meeting of the Augusta Commission.Commissioner Ben Hasan, just appointed to the District 6 seat last month after the resignation of Joe Jackson, placed a discussion about appointing a city administrator on the...

Commission ends gridlock, moves forward on bonds without IFS securities

...the commission since being appointed a few minutes earlier to complete the unexpired term of resigning Joe Jackson, District 6 Commissioner Ben Hasan said the firm's colorful language shouldn't overshadow the role IFS had in exposing Augusta's...

Augusta commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

...needs to be at 2.14 because of the needs of the city," he said as the crowd laughed.After the abrupt resignation of District 6 Commissioner Joe Jackson, the commission has also been tasked with appointing his replacement. The issue will be discussed...

Rants & Raves

...and politicizing in church.IT'S A SHAME AND a disgrace that my Commissioner Wayne Guilfoyle endorsed Ben Hasan in District 6. We all know Ben Hasan is a Muslim and an Obama Democrat. I can still remember when Wayne was running how he ran around...

Commission to discuss Jackson replacement Monday

...Thursday he expects the Augusta Commission to nominate District 6 Commissioner-elect Ben Hasan to replace his predecessor...from the commission's Web page, however, and his District 6 seat listed as "currently vacant."

Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...Jackson, who was elected to represent District 6 in 2007, submitted the letter about...the nearly eight years I served as District 6 Commissioner as one of the most rewarding...a heated July runoff to represent District 6 on the commission, newspaper publisher...

Great expectations

...of these gentlemen serving on the Augusta Commission, but it is Hasan who will have the distinction of representing District 6 after Tuesday's runoff election, which he won by a 5 percent margin.The 60-year-old Augusta native ran a dignified...

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