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Landfill mechanic's termination overruled by city personnel board

...complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Office prompted in part his termination by Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson, but Barbee said the city hadn't been notified of the complaint until after the termination.Adkins, a former city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-10/landfill-mechanics-termi
Recycling Perks program awards unearned discounts

...After The Chronicle alerted Augusta Commission members, at least two contacted city Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson.Johnson said that when carts are dumped, they're scanned to reward points, but during the transition to a new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/recycling-perks-program-awar
Augusta Commission halts municipal building construction until space issues resolved

...increases for property owners in the old city limits and owners of vacant lots, citing Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson's absence."I don't think the aggravation should be directed toward his assistant," Commissioner Bill Lockett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-03/augusta-commission-votes
Garbage service billing proposal explained to commissioners

...billing for garbage service to make it uniform throughout Augusta-Richmond County.The change proposed by Director Mark Johnson would switch all households to a fee-based system, including about 13,000 customers who live inside the old city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-26/garbage-service-billing-
Roadshow promoting alternative fuel vehicles makes stop in Evans

...product, made in Georgia and sold in Georgia?" he said. "It makes no sense not to."Augusta Solid Waste Director Mark Johnson is also an advocate, having seen the benefits of using CNG in trash trucks and street sweepers used by city contractors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-18/roadshow-promoting-alter
Commission moves to rectify garbage pickup inequities

...change will affect lower-income urban homeowners more than others.They also sent Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson back to rewrite a controversial policy to charge for garbage service at vacant lots but took no action on his proposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-17/commission-moves-rectify
Commission to take up new garbage fees

...other changes in a sweeping solid-waste resolution signed by the mayor last year.Environmental Services Director Mark Johnson said he expects the vacant lot fee to generate about $1.3 million in new revenue from 11,800 vacant parcels upon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-16/commission-take-new-garb
Augusta garbage issues unresolved a year into new solid waste contract

...2013 to 344 last month, according to data from Augusta 311 Man ager Kelli Walker.Environmental Services Di rector Mark Johnson has attributed most of the missed or delayed pickups to Advanced Disposal, one of two primary contractors hauling residential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-15/augusta-garbage-issues-u
Longtime Richmond County Sheriff's Office employee calls it a career

...Superior Court. "He's on his way to work at 7 every morning so he'll need to get used to this new life."Today marks Johnson's last day at a job he's had since he was 21.He always knew he wanted to be go into law enforcement since his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-05-30/longtime-richmond-coun
Commissioners rally to help Augusta residents after ice storm

...working non-stop to get power back, Smith said.Also, Augusta's solid waste department under the direction of Mark Johnson was out early picking up trash and storm debris."Bad news brings out the best in people," Smith said. "People...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-02-15/commissioners-r