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Handy paid enough

...8,400 a year -- $3,600 less than Augusta pays its part-time commissioners! A few reforms are needed in our merger law -- giving veto power to the mayor, for instance -- but hiking commissioners' salaries isn't one of them.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/18/edi_219223.shtml
Editorials
`Hybrid' a good step

...debate, the intent was never to replace the city's main attorney. If one reads the language of the city-county merger law carefully, it simply allows the government to add a staff lawyer or lawyers. It was always contemplated that any staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/31/edi_290802.shtml
Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
City attorney's role

...consolidation debate, the intent was never to replace the new city's main attorney. If one reads the language of the merger law carefully, it simply allows the government to add a staff lawyer or lawyers. It was always contemplated that any staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/12/edi_278939.shtml
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