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City Ink: Current, former Augusta mayors sound off on consolidation results

...she'll seek another term, but that she's had strong encouragement to do so. SMITH FIRES BACK: Com mis sioner Marion Williams opened a can of worms after he sought payment of $125 a month for serving as an ex officio member of the city's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-06-27/city-ink-curren
Jackson leaves mayor 'dumbfounded'

...commission actions, hiring and firing, budgeting and so forth."This man is off the chain," said Commissioner Marion Williams, who's had the same thing said of him on more than one occasion. "I'm very disappointed in his politics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-06-20/jackson-leaves-
Augusta churches issue call for prayer

...Bethel AME, Shaun Muhammad of the Mohammed Study Group of Islam, the Rev. Skip Mason of Trinity CME, the Rev. Marion Williams of Friendship Baptist Church, and the Rev. Gaye Ortiz of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta ? expressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-06-18/augusta-churches-issue-c
Commsission decides date for SPLOST referendum and also to end the Fort Gordon bus route

...election costing $85,000 to conduct.Commissioners Marion Williams, Ben Hasan and Bill Lockett opposed the date, with...are not a legal reason to deny the rezoning."Marion Williams said the city had seen its zoning denials overturned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-16/commsission-decides-date
Augusta mayor's office staying within budget

...need for a larger staff."As long as he stays under budget, that's what he's supposed to do," Commissioner Marion Williams said."I think the mayor has been smart, trying to be as frugal as he can and show responsibility," Mayor Pro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-11/augusta-mayors-office-st
Plans to enhance Augusta's James Brown tribute advance

...started, Engineering Director Abie Ladson said. Subcommittee members agreed to do so.Augusta Commission member Marion Williams said the Albany trip made him realize what Augusta could do with Brown and increase tourism overall."We need to do something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-12/plans-enhance-augustas-j
Rants & Raves

...arrow be placed at the traffic light? At any rate, something needs to change; besides, it might save some lives. MARION WILLIAMS takes a junket to Albany, Ga. ? of all places ? to see how to revitalize Augusta and pack them in downtown. And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-16/rants-raves
Commission to vote on November sales tax referendum

...our community, around stormwater and infrastructure," Frantom said.Other commissioners including Ben Hasan, Marion Williams and Bill Lockett said a March referendum would give city officials more time to develop a project list appealing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-06-15/commission-vot
Augusta Commission's Finance Committee OKs November SPLOST vote

...November date."I'm in support of going ahead and moving forward with SPLOST," Davis said.Hasan and Commissioners Marion Williams and Bill Lockett, who also attended the committee meeting, said they preferred a March date for the vote."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-09/augusta-commissions-finance-c
Augusta Commission tables vote on stormwater fee

...vote, allowing the decision to be taken up at any future meeting. The motion passed 8-2, with commission members Marion Williams and Dennis Williams opposed.The school board, which balked at the fee and recently issued a letter asking to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-02/augusta-commission-table