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Upcoming Calendar

...Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Fire Chief Chris James, Richmond County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Pringle, new city administrator Janice Jackson and Solicitor General Kelly McIntyre; freeDOCTOR WHO FAN CLUB MEETING: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-12-26/upcoming-calenda
Augusta Commission passes 2015 budget with stormwater fee, raises for deputies

Weighing commission support for pricey budget adds and new fees, new City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson secured seven supporting votes from Augusta Commission members Tuesday, enough to pass a 2015...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-02/augusta-commission-passe
Hyde Park residents question spending

A bevy of upset Hyde Park residents were on hand for new city Administrator Janice Allen Jackson's first commission meeting Tuesday, demanding to know where $4 million in relocation funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-18/hyde-park-residents-ques
Mayor-elect's office space untouched by committee

...overflow office space he sought at Augusta Municipal Building after a move to convert the newly-remodeled space into the new city administrator's offices failed to pass committee Monday.Part of the $40 million renovation of the building now 78...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-27/mayor-elects-office-spac
Augusta needs to improve tree maintenance efforts, study finds

...Harrisburg is worth $8.6 million, but the city's efforts to care for these assets need improvement, said the author of a new city tree study released last week.The city and the nonprofit tree organization Trees for Augusta jointly funded the $22...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-02/augusta-needs-improve-tr
Augusta administrator Janice Allen Jackson wants deputy administrators to remain until replacements hired

As her plate of responsibilities continues to fill, new City Admini strator Janice Allen Jackson asked the Augusta Commission to retain interim administrators Tameka Allen and Steve Cassell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-24/augusta-administrator-ja
Across Georgia

...cityhood requests in DeKalb County plans a hearing next week.Supporters want current towns to incorporate and form new cities called LaVista Hills and Tucker.Subcommittee chairman and state Rep. Buzz Brockaway says he is confident lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-27/across-georgia
Broader audit, more terminations sought as administration changes

...after three years."They were supposed to leverage a lot of that money, but they didn't do that," Johnson said.New city administrator Janice Allen Jackson said her first 13 days felt more like three to four months, but wasn't surprised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-05/broader-audit-more-termi
Commissioners debate franchise fee increase at retreat

...from the old city's tendency to balance its budget from water collections while failing to make system improvements.New city administrator Janice Allen Jackson, who starts work next month, and mayor-elect Hardie Davis, also attended the retreat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-10/commissioners-debate-fra
Rants & Raves

...incredible and increasing volume of traffic now in the area is totally irresponsible. MY HUSBAND SUGGESTED naming the new city goats after the city commissioners, but I told him that wouldn't be fair to the goats. After all, the goats aren't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/rants-raves