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Get Butt moving

...whatever they can ethically and legally to hasten work on the bridges. If the bridge renovations can be folded into other public works projects to create a bigger, more attractive package, then we would hope those options are explored.Augustans want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-11/get-butt-moving
Fort Gordon contract $104 million over original estimate

...getting paid at a fixed rate, has allowed Fort Gordon's public works contractor to exceed its original estimate by more than...process in fiscal 2011 added to the post's workload and public works needs, as it took on support of the Gillem En clave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-17/fort-gordon-contract-104-mill
Augusta's finance committee deletes mayor's SUV request

...together.Since a 2011 reorganization of city departments that merged recreation and parks with facilities and some public works functions, the department has "never really gelled as a team," Jackson said.Sias said the commission felt Parker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-29/augustas-finance-committ
Harry Perkins

...all-time High at $40 Million and a staff of 1100. He combined the urban & municipal services such as Police, Fire, Public-Works & Sanitation as well as implemented Augusta-Richmond Countywide first emergency 911 system. In the realignment of...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176039459
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...with a line going somewhere in South Carolina to somewhere in Florida," said John Sawyer, Savannah's director of public works and water resources. Palmetto's letter described the project in broad terms, indicating it would transport up to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...announced it was filing a lawsuit to block the regulation and the Republican chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced legislation to keep fracking regulations under state management.The final rule hews closely to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fracking-us-requires-discl
Hold it! San Francisco uses paint to fight public urination

...address a chronic problem in a city where the head of public works calls himself Mr. Clean: Walls are coated with a clear...and pantsMohammed Nuru, director of San Francisco's public works department, says offenders will need to make the mistake...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bizarre/2015-08-13/hold-it-san-francisco-uses-
Talk not looking good for stormwater fee

...the lots.Ernie says Floyd County handles such demolitions without any extra management or staff simply by contacting Public Works and having the director send out a couple of equipment operators and their machines along with a couple of dump trucks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-05-30/talk-not-lookin
'It's a never-ending fee'

...What's the need in 2020 going to be? Whatever City Public Works says it is, apparently.And therein lies the real menace...raising revenue without raising taxes, and you will see public works (funding) being shifted to other places."Governments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-23/its-never-ending-fee
Two more Augusta storm fee meetings set

...property tax bills or delaying implementation beyond a planned July start date.On Thursday, the Augusta Commission has a public work session to discuss the fee with Jackson and project consultants from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Augusta Municipal Building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-27/two-more-augusta-storm-f