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State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

...would not be a good thing. I think he needs more power, but we need to be judicious in what we give him," said Jerry Brigham, a former Augusta commissioner.Brigham said trained city staff ought to handle budgeting but that the mayor should...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-28/state-legislators-wont-p
'It's a never-ending fee'

...they will always find something to spend it on."It's a never-ending fee," noted former Augusta Commissioner Jerry Brigham. "It's a way of raising revenue without raising taxes, and you will see public works (funding) being shifted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-23/its-never-ending-fee
Hear public on fee issue

The citizens of Richmond County need to flood the commission meeting to let the commissioners understand how distasteful this fee is to them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-23/hear-public-fee-issue
Rain fee needs more public input: commissioners

...If we're going to create a monster, we've got to know how to contain it," Williams said.Former Commissioner Jerry Brigham, an accountant, spoke out against the fee Monday, calling the commission "arrogant" for planning to approve a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-16/rain-fee-needs-more-publ
Jerry Brigham a good commissioner

...received by mail a brochure from Augusta Commissioner Jerry Brigham's opposition in the upcoming District 7 commission...Brigham and questioned his integrity. I have known Jerry Brigham for over 25 years, and I have always found his integrity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/31/op_330509.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Free gas keeps Augusta commissioners on move

...constituent issues."Half of my time, if not more, is handling the city's business," he said.Former Commissioner Jerry Brigham, who in 2008 pushed to limit the allotment to 50 gallons, said the cards lent themselves to abuse."I really don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-17/free-gas-keeps-augusta-c
Copenhaver served as mayor for nine years without controversy

...working on, and he was always very good about rearranging his schedule to do that," Sprouse said.Former Commissioner Jerry Brigham, who served alongside Copenhaver for seven years, said the mayor had been "influential in bringing about economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-27/copenhaver-served-mayor-
Jerry Brigham, a helpful leader

...election on Nov. 6. We are even more fortunate to have Jerry Brigham as our current commissioner. Mr. Brigham deserves...oversee and work with budget matters. Let's keep Jerry Brigham as commissioner for District 7. DeWitt R. Dent, Martinez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/02/op_323487.shtml
Opinion columns
Likes Jerry Brigham in Dist. 7 Commission race

...type takes all the credit. District 7 Commissioner Jerry Brigham is the first type. Mr. Brigham is a quiet man who...County. It's good solid conservative representation. Jerry Brigham worked hard for and believes in a strong, professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/26/edi_216589.shtml
Editorials
District 7: Jerry Brigham

...seat. Ultimately, however, we endorse accountant JERRY BRIGHAM. During his distinguished tenure as a Board of Education...hesitant to expose government waste or mismanagement. If Jerry Brigham is defeated, we fear a dominant Commission coalition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/02/edi_216910.shtml
Editorials