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Animal Services subcommittee debates ordinance revisions

...department's review process for almost a year before going before the commission in June. After being passed by the public safety committee, the commission voted to table the ordinances in October and form a subcommittee to provide more public input...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-15/animal-services-subcommittee-
Documents with emergency contact data riddled with errors

...whole community you've got to manage it, or else you'll have chaos," James said.Also going before the public safety committee Monday is a plan detailing how debris left by an ice storm, tornado or other major event should be removed.Among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-23/documents-emergency-cont
Commission set to vote on animal board

...the commission punted the package back to the public safety committee and moved to create a subcommittee to provide...Director Sharon Broady said in an email Friday that public safety committee chairman Alvin Mason directed her to select the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-17/commission-set-vote-anim
Strays offsetting efforts to curb animal kill rates in Augusta

...its 35-year-old animal welfare laws.New ordinances have been proposed, but have stalled in the city's public safety committee for revisions after competitive-dog owners objected to the latest version of the law presented last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-08/strays-offsetting-efforts-cur
Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree requests to use gun auction funds for new guns, body cameras

...handguns at a cost of about $40,000 to replace aging duty weapons carried by deputies.Speaking before the Public Safety Committee on Monday, Col. Robert Partain explained the gun's manufacturer, Glock, recommends replacing firearms every...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-10/richmond-county-sherif
Commission delays decision on animal ordinance package

...meant to protect."The commission voted 9-0, with Wayne Guilfoyle absent, to send the package back to the public safety committee for revision and to form a committee of responsible dog owners to provide suggestions and feedback. The commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-21/commission-delays-decisi
Augusta Commission to review deal with Sentinel probation company

...battle over private, for-profit probation companies.Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Richard Slaby told Public Safety Committee members last week that the contract differs from prior contracts with Sentinel Offender Services because it takes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/augusta-commission-rev
Downtown merchants unsure about parking meter plan

...Augusta Commission member Marion Williams, talk has restarted about bringing back meters.During the city's public safety committee meeting Monday, DDA Executive Director Margaret Woodard and traffic engineer Steve Cassell presented a plan based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-10-15/downtown-me
Commission to hear Sentinel contract renewal pitch

...a judge for failing to pay fees - in effect, jailed for being poor.The agenda item is third on the city's Public Safety committee, the fourth meeting of commissioners in a series that begins with an 11:30 a.m. meeting of the Pension and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-12/commission-hear-sentinel
Proposed ordinances could help disrupt dogfighting operations in Augusta

...wording of the ordinances with Augusta Staff Attorney Kenneth Bray, and said the ordinances could go before the public safety committee for approval Sept. 29.After discussing the status of a suspected dogfighting operation at a south Augusta residence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-17/proposed-ordinances-coul