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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/activists-ready-new-push-tou
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
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-
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
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
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
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
Public safety committee approves changes to Augusta's animal ordinances

...the county into the 21st century, passed the public safety committee Monday.The ordinances will now go before the...animal is secured in a ventilated container.The public safety committee passed the package on the condition Broady provide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-10-13/committee-passes-changes
Augusta Fire Department chief submits salary proposal to public safety committee

...Augusta Fire Depart ment will present a pay raise proposal for firefighters and administrators to the county's public safety committee Monday.According to a slideshow attached to Monday's agenda, the department has lost 140 people in less than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-25/augusta-fire-department-
Activist to speak to commissioners about policing of handicapped parking

...disability-rights consultant, plans to appear before the Public Safety Committee at 1:05 p.m. Monday to request that Sheriff...Commissioner Grady Smith, a member of Augusta's Public Safety Committee, said he would not comment on the sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-18/activist-speak-commissioners