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Local builder wants conversation with commission on city's bidding process

...meetings include:? The potential for "development opportunities" such as retail recruitment by Augusta's Downtown Development Authority in areas outside downtown that may benefit from Cyber Command growth at Fort Gordon, requested by Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-25/local-builder-wants-conv
JB Whites Building condos about half sold

...has commercial space on the first floor that is occupied by New Moon Cafe, The Book Tavern and the Augusta Downtown Development Authority. The building has four vacant spaces.Dennis said the ongoing parking issue has been an obstacle for potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-20/jb-whites-b
Richmond County Development Authority wants extension for jobs news

...Harris to Richmond County Board of Education? Bill Lockett to the Board of Assessors? Bill Fennoy to the Downtown Development Authority? Ben Hasan to Augusta Land Bank AuthorityLockett, being reappointed to the tax assessor board, said the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/richmond-county-developm
City parking ordinance update gets lukewarm reception

A request by Augusta's Downtown Development Authority to update the city's parking ordinance met a lukewarm reception Monday.Interim deputy Administrator Steve Cassell, who's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-12/city-parking-ordinance-u
Keep looking for solutions

...certain blocks, at certain times, on certain days. But why are meters ? the solution pushed by the city's Downtown Development Authority and some Augusta commissioners ? always presented as the go-to option for managing downtown parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-16/keep-looking-solution
DDA treasurer resigns from board

An Augusta Downtown Development Authority board member has resigned, saying he wants to speak...doing that I couldn't choose if I was a member of the Downtown Development Authority."The DDA announced Loyd's resignation during its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-11/dda-treasur
Downtown merchants speak out about parking solutions

...on the parking meters."Though not a new topic, the issue of parking downtown resurfaced in October when Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Margaret Woodard and Augusta interim Deputy Administrator Steve Cassell presented a parking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-09/downtown-me
Augusta Commission to discuss budget options

...650,000, although representatives from each group have insisted the funds are vital to their operations.Downtown Development Authority Chairman Cameron Nixon, for instance, told commissioners a $38,653 cut to its city supplement would effectively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-12/augusta-commission-discu
Downtown resident takes on effort to clean weekend trash piles

...here," he said. "I want to have some pride of where I live, even if it's not my (hometown) city."Downtown Development Authority Executive Director Margaret Woodard said downtown has a problem with cleanliness. Some bar owners clean up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-05/downtown-resident-takes-effo
Long-awaited streetscape project starts at Augusta's James Brown Boulevard

...needed Ninth Street to get spiffed up to connect the two," said Cameron Nixon, the chairman of the city's Downtown Development Authority board. "It really is a gateway to downtown."The first phase will cost $812,500 and is funded by a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-04/long-awaite