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Vote remains deadlocked on new commission director hire

...business Tuesday, the commission unanimously approved recertifying the city government as a City of Ethics under Georgia Municipal Association guidelines, which require the governing body to "serve others," not itself, use resources efficiently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-03/vote-remains-deadlocked-
Sales tax Q&A: Where did the special purpose local option sales tax come from?

...without increasing property taxes, according to Amy Henderson, director of communications and marketing for Georgia Municipal Association.Already in place since 1975 was the LOST ? the Local Option Sales Tax ? a penny tax local governments used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-10-14/sales-tax-qa-w
Augusta commissioners differ on need for purchase of mayor staff car

...other perks, including travel, despite city budget shortfalls.He and Davis will travel this weekend to Georgia Municipal Association and Association County Commissioners of Georgia board meetings in Savannah and Macon, despite earlier reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-05/augusta-commissioners-di
Augusta Commission to vote on new sales tax policies

...working for city boards and authorities, with their amount paid and start date.? Recertifying Augusta as a Georgia Municipal Association Certified City of Ethics, requested by Mayor Hardie Davis. Last recertified in 2011, the designation will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-02/augusta-commission-vote-
Outside Atlanta, Georgia cities see connections as the way to leverage prosperity

...subsidies.Then the challenge is getting everyone concerned to buy into the plan.That's one reason the Georgia Municipal Association asked the Atlanta Press Club to hold the discussion between mayors during a luncheon last week and why they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-12/outside-atlanta-georgia-citie
DDA hits cap on low-interest loans for downtown Augusta projects

...downtown housing and enhance cultural enrichment. They must be repaid in 10 to 15 years.Created by the Georgia Municipal Association, the foundation opens up funding for real estate acquisition, building rehabilitation, new construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-19/dda-hits-ca
Augusta history marker cited in bill to preserve past monuments

...Commissioners of Georgia.Views do change over time, as do populations, noted Catherine Fleming, lobbyist for the Georgia Municipal Association."We believe that this bill would tie the hands of our local governments now and in the future on where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/augusta-history-marker-c
Do you really have to go?

...Commissioners often attend both state and national events for cities ? including events held by the Georgia Municipal Association and National League of Cities ? and events for counties ? such as those held by the Association County Commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-09/do-you-really-have-go
Efforts to regulate Augusta commission members' travel rejected

...training opportunities each year.The city hasn't lured an Association County Commissioners of Georgia or Georgia Municipal Association conference to Augusta yet.Commissioner Bill Fennoy said the travel limits were impractical, as conferences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-09/efforts-regulate-augusta-commission
Poll shows strong GOP support for body cameras

...wrongdoing and helped change perceptions of the interactions," Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead told the Georgia Municipal Association. "Where we've had a video, we've been exonerated in all complaints," he said.However, there are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-28/poll-shows-strong-gop-suppor