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Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce questions proposed stormwater rate

...seat at the table before being subjected to the third-highest stormwater fee in Georgia, according to Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce President Sue Parr.Commenting on the city's stormwater fee proposal at a Thursday budget workshop, Parr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/metro-augusta-chamber-co
Augusta Regional Collaboration's delay could leave music academy without home, says co-founder

Augusta Regional Collaboration's delay in reopening the former metro Chamber of Commerce building on Broad Street is leaving the J.B. Academy of Musik Pupils without a home again, according to Deanna Brown-Thomas.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/augusta-regional-collabo
Augusta manufacturers likely to avoid paying energy tax

Augusta manufacturers appear headed for a victory over plans to tax them for the energy, as support has waned among commissioners scheduled to vote on the tax.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-06/augusta-manufacturers-li
Manufacturers worry about proposed excise tax implications

A proposed energy excise tax on Augusta manufacturers has executives at two local plants worried the tarrif could hinder each site from landing major projects.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-04/manufacture
Commissioners debating pros, cons of excise tax as vote nears

...creating the excise tax goes for final approval by the commission, at a meeting headlined by speakers from the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce and a newsprint manufacturer, which are both opposed to the tax.About 52 Georgia counties had decided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-04/commissioners-debating-p
Unanimous commission vote defeats excise tax proposal

Augusta commissioners nixed plans to impose an energy excise tax, vowing to find an alternative source for $1.2 million to increase deputy pay.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-07/excise-tax-defeated
Parking meters are only the start of revenue possibilities for downtown Augusta

In a surprise move, the Down­town Development Au­thority and Executive Di­rector Margaret Woodard have renewed their push for parking meters on Broad Street. Just kidding about it being a surprise.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-10-18/parking-meters-
Discussion on city finances must move to the next level

What certainly can detract from a positive trajectory is the uncertainty of the financial condition of Augusta-Richmond County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-17/discussion-city-
Mayor breaks tie to raise property taxes

...creating the exemption provided the excise tax as a way for local governments to replace it.Fennoy, Mason, Lockett, Hasan and Williams favored starting the process, which has seen opposition from the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-25/mayor-breaks-tie-raise-prope
Augusta Regional Collaboration Project hits snag over restroom renovation

The Augusta Regional Collaborative Project hit a roadblock this week when a city inspector declared the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce building unfit for occupancy until a first-floor restroom is installed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-27/augusta-regional-collabo