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Commission to reconsider Gold Cross ambulance contract next week

The matter didn't have support to pass Augusta's Public Safety committee Tuesday, but terminating Gold Cross' EMS contract will be back next week for a vote by the full commission."It's on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-25/commission-reconsider-go
Push to cancel Augusta EMS contract continues

...Gold Cross, but urged restraint."I'll listen to anything," said Smith, a member of the commission's Public Safety committee, "but I don't want to mess with it until we examine it some more."Last week Commissioner Sammie Sias announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-08-24/push-cancel-augusta-ems-
Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...found little support from fellow commissioners when his call for a ban on street goals went before the city public safety committee Tuesday.Nearly all the commissioners reflected on their days as kids playing in the road, in view of home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-17/restricting-goals-draws-
Commissoners shocked by decrepit conditions at public defender's office, but options limited

...referendum.Mason said Wednesday she'd be receptive to whatever the commission's will was. The group's public safety committee recommended she meet with City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson to determine a course forward.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-15/commissoners-shocked-dec
Basketball goals, EEO firing on city committee agendas

...the finger and say they ain't going to move."Sias' request for discussion is first on the commission's public safety committee agenda. Numerous committee items will follow a closed-door session with city attorneys at noon.Other agenda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-13/basketball-goals-eeo-fir
Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

...connect drivers and riders have run into skeptical lawmakers including Rep. Alan Powell, the chairman of the House Public Safety Committee. Just two weeks ago, Uber and its allies accused the Hartwell Republican of trying to put them out of business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-11/georgia-lawmakers-vote-deadli
Activists ready new push for tougher smoking ordinance

...derson said. The group is talking to individual commissioners and at some point will approach the commission's Public Safety Committee, but no timetable for that has been set, Anderson said.The coalition has begun airing ads featuring local people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/activists-ready-new-push-tou
Commissioner's shot at basketball goals blocked in committee

...with property owners.Sias' motion to approve the change failed to get a second from the city's four-member public safety committee. A second motion to receive the discussion as information failed 2-1, with Lockett and Commissioner Grady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-14/commissioners-shot-baske
Bottom line

...Commissioner Sammie Sias has asked the city's public safety committee to consider prohibiting basketball goals erected...commonsense proposal deserves to pass muster with the public safety committee, and should be passed by the full Augusta Commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-15/bottom-line
Decision on new Harlem public safety chief expected soon

...and wants to manage that department and do a good job for the citizens," said Thigpen, who heads the city's public safety committee. "Both these guys seem very committed."Rizner said he's happy the city will soon hire a new chief, especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-21/decision-new-harlem-pu