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Final vote on stormwater fee set for today by Augusta Commission

...called meeting agenda.The late agenda addition fueled criticism that the public will is being ignored, although General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said the vote meets the commission rule requirement that first and second readings take place at meetings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-28/final-vote-stormwater-fe
Augusta settlements top $1 million in past year

...acknowledgement of liability, it helped Augusta avoid potentially paying McDonald's legal bills if it lost in court, General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said.Most of the 15 cases Augusta has agreed to settle over the past year involve city employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-18/augusta-settlements-top-
Presence of mayor's aide at closed-door meetings questioned

...attorneys two Tuesdays of each month, and they frequently close portions of their regular semimonthly meetings at general counsel Andrew MacKenzie's request.Until Owens' recent appearances, the mayor, commission, city attorneys, clerk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-17/presence-mayors-aide-clo
Augusta downtown advisory group seeks to revive itself

...said. "We can propose things to solve problems that we see at our level."Owens said he sought advice from city General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie on the board's need for amendments to replace its members midterm. He and DDA Executive Director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/augusta-downtown-advisor
Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

...We presented a very compelling case and we are very pleased with how the hearing went," said Susan James, the general counsel for Georgia Regents Health System. "The department really focused on what was different about our application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-30/appeal-hearing-over-columbia
Augusta commissioners settle with former deputy coroner for $200,000 in labor-related, whistleblower lawsuit

...cash, vehicles and other property from the dead, and five counts of violating his oath of office.On Wednesday, General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said McDonald had agreed to the terms of the settlement offer, which acknowledges no liability but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-08/augusta-commissioners-se
Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...shown that you can take that idea and transition it to a worldwide media business," said Terry Bienstock, a former general counsel at Comcast who met Ralph Roberts in the early 1980s. "The NBC thing will be his legacy."The company became the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Mayor, administrator disagree over working relationship, hierarchy

...and I've given direction before on a number of items."City laws aren't entirely clear on who works for whom. General Counsel Andrew MacKenzie said he'd need authorization from his client, the consolidated government, before providing legal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/mayor-administrator-disa
Appeal begins in Columbia County hospital

...as indigent and charity care, of course we disagree with (University's) interpretation," said Susan James, general counsel for Georgia Regents Health System. "We believe we provide the most and of course that tie-breaker was awarded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-17/appeal-begins-columbia-c
Governor Nathan Deal names Robyn Crittenden to head the Department of Human Services

...for comment Monday.Prior to her current position, Crittenden worked as the general counsel at Morehouse College, as executive vice president and general counsel at the Georgia Student Finance Commission, and as assistant vice chancellor of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-09/governor-names-human-service