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As public meetings end on imposing stormwater utility fees; some questions remain unanswered

...existing city staff members and 18 vacant positions, most of which are in the city Engineering Department.While Planning Director Melanie Wilson, for instance, will receive $6,119 ? five percent of her pay ? from the fee for her role in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-28/stormwater-fee-will-pay-
80 years after historic preservation ordinance, Charleston worries about designs of new buildings

...peninsula, and the board is presented 2,000 project requests a year."We preserved the historic district," city Planning Director Tim Keane said last week at a meeting on the city's efforts. "The question is what is the city going to look like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-15/80-years-after-historic-prese
Grovetown preparing for growth

...I'm envisioning great things."Between 2000 and 2012, Grovetown's population grew by 100 percent to 12,210. Planning Director Frank Neal projects more than 14,000 residents by the end of this year.The growth pushed the property tax base...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-21/grovetown-preparing-growth
Georgia nets new DOT commissioner

...last month tapped him to be the department's next planning director after he had been chief engineer for two years. The governor will now have to select a new planning director nominee to be confirmed by legislative transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/georgia-nets-new-dot-com
13-year-old designer finds fashion success

...20-year veteran of the fashion industry, joined Isabella's team last fall as the New York-based strategic planning director, focusing on getting her clothes in major retail outlets."It's a great concept: She's designing for her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-30/13-year-old-designer-finds-fashion-
Augusta might be close to naming city administrator

...turn in local politics left him, a town attorney, an assistant city manager, a human resources director and a planning director without jobs.Until then, Rodriguez said he'd acted strictly at the direction of the mayor and four-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-22/augusta-might-be-close-n
City Ink: Review is in for Laney-Walker revitalization project

...assemble a team of experts on urban redevelopment from other cities to review the overall project. Russell said new planning director Melanie Wilson had contacts in that area she could call on.So the Community Plan ning Assistance Team (CPAT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-05-03/city-ink-review
Condos proposed for Masters Tournament visitors denied by planning commission

...because the area where he owns property needs "positive, new development."Before the commission's vote, Augusta Planning Director Melanie Wilson recommended denying the request because it was double the existing density of the neighborhood and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/condos-proposed-masters-tourn
Laney-Walker loan not urgent, commissioners told

...said. At a rate of $8 million every three years, the money will be gone in far less than 50 years.Russell said Planning Director Melanie Wilson would be able to assemble a team of outside experts to review the project's progress and report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-23/laney-walker-loan-not-ur
Project Jackson: Much work ahead for proposed Augusta GreenJackets stadium

...what's best for the project longterm," Eiseman said.Construction should take about a year, he said.Interim Planning Director Scott Sterling didn't rule out an early 2015 completion but said it's a large scale project and that the plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-21/project-jackson-much-work-ahe