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Mosquito complaints increased last year

...abandoned or neglected in the city.The Richmond County Health Department received 2,122 complaints through Augusta's 311...environmental health specialist with the Colum bia County Health Department.Thornhill urged residents to eliminate all sources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/mosquito-complaints-increased
Lights of the South business license suspended

...Special Flood Hazard Area.Strickland said Bell still lacks a comprehensive traffic study and paperwork from the state health department and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division approving the use of a septic tank to dispose of 10,000 gallons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-17/lights-sout
Survey reports more families satisfied with care given in state centers

...more facilities represented."Asked to respond to the survey, Chris Bailey, the spokesman for the behavioral health department, sent a statement saying it "values the perspectives and feedback of the people we serve and their family members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-04-17/survey-includes-facility-com
Board overrides withdrawal request, denies water park rezoning

...Special Flood Hazard Area.Strickland said Bell still lacks a comprehensive traffic study and paperwork from the state health department and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division approving the use of a septic tank to dispose of 10,000 gallons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-08/board-overrides-withdrawal-re
Medicaid managed care provding more specialists, more success

...and also working with other providers, such as health departments, to become sites for care, he said."There's no reason why every health department in the state should not be" part of that network...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-31/medicaid-managed-care-provdi
Rezoning request pulled for water park

...will generate more than 10,000 gallons of wastewater a day, which exceeds the permitting authority of the local health department and must be approved by the Georgia En viron mental Protection Divi sion.Bell said he has provided FEMA records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-02/rezoning-request-pulled-water
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...R-Brunswick, it would have exempted swimming pools owned by time-shares and condo associations from regulation by local health departments.HB 220: Rep. Ben Harbin, R-Evans, sponsored this bill to phase out the tax credit for electric vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Water park developer provides missing documents to Columbia County officials

...state environmental and public health departments, was still missing.The permit...permitting authority of the local health department and must be submitted to Georgia...Chambers said the county health department regulates septic tanks, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-09/water-park-developer-provide
Dogs kill retention pond goats

...kind of our mascots," he said.The goat pilot program put in place by the Augusta Commission and Richmond County Health Department last year had been heralded as a cost-effective way to maintain vegetation.Engineering Director Abie Ladson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/dogs-kill-retention-pond
Columbia County planning board delays water park decision

...Environ men tal Protection Division or U.S. Army Corps of Engi neers.Without the documents, the county said the health department is unable to thoroughly evaluate the park because a preliminary design from a licensed engineer with sufficient knowledge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-05/columbia-county-planning-boa