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Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...e-mail that examines the city's bond issues since 2000 by stating that Au gusta has never used a black firm as a prime contractor with a black population of over 50 percent."Here the City has the perfect opportunity to end the troubled track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-08-23/joe-jackson-esc
Augusta Commission stalls bond refinance vote

...e-mail to commissioners, "the city/county of Augusta/Richmond has never utilized an African-American firm as a prime contractor with a black population of over 50 percent ... Here the city has the perfect opportunity to end the troubled track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/augusta-commission-stall
Exception would let commissioners do business with Augusta

...official avoids influencing the selection of the prime contractor.The 13-year-old policy forbids elected officials...that are subcontracted and paid by the general or prime contractor, not the city.William Perry, the head of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-17/exception-would-let-comm
Commissioners question waste collection contract

...were kind of played, because now they don't have a seat at the table," Johnson said. Under the agreement, the prime contractors are required to use just two of the five existing subcontractors, most of which have hauled city or county trash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-25/commissioners-question-w
Augusta Commission adopts revised conflict-of-interest policy

...official from "transacting any business" or participating in a procurement contract at any level ? whether as a prime contractor, subcontractor, supplier, consultant or vendor ? if the official or an immediate family member has a substantial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-04/augusta-commission-adopt
MOX plant cost revised to $7.7 billion, with three-year delay

...shared in the GAO report are not yet final."NNSA has received a baseline change proposal from MOX Services, the prime contractor for the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility, which it is currently evaluating," Middaugh said. "Until the new baseline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-20/mox-plant-cost-revised-77-bil
City still getting complaints on garbage changes

...minority-owned haulers weren't included in the solid-waste contract, despite being asked to bid by the city's two prime contractors, Inland Service Corp. and Advanced Disposal. Two other small haulers were taken on under the contract.Commissioner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-12/city-still-getting-compl
SRS contractor wins award

Savannah River Site's prime contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, is the U.S. Energy Department's 2010 Voluntary Protection Program Star of Excellence winner.The program recognizes contractor organizations that have maintained successful safety and health programs.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-08-26/srs-contractor-wins-award
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
DOE report faults SRS

...commercial nuclear reactors. According to the report, three structural components obtained and installed by the prime contractor at SRS during construction of the mixed oxide fuel fabrication, or MOX, facility did not meet safety specifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-05-04/doe-report-faults-srs
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
New case raises old criticisms of the way Augusta's Procurement Department awards city contracts

...This issue has come up before," General Counsel Andrew Mackenzie said."There's a big difference between a prime contractor and a subcontractor. It may look like apples and apples, but it's really apples and oranges."Still, city...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-11-06/new-case-raises-old-crit
Government | Metro | Government