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Richmond County Development Authority wants extension for jobs news

...to serve as liaisons without voting status to various city boards and authorities:? Dennis Williams to Richmond County Board of Health? Sammie Sias to Augusta Aviation Commission? Wayne Guilfoyle to Greater Augusta Arts Council? Marion Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/richmond-county-developm
Augusta's goat program to control vegetation is 'very successful'

...been split up and moved to munch on two new overgrown spots.Using the goats was suggested during a January Richmond County Board of Health meeting. Officials hoped that controlling vegetation would reduce mosquito-breeding sites cheaply. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/augustas-goat-program-co
West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

...which the person became infected locally, according to CDC."It's a bad situation," Koehle told the Richmond County Board of Health on Tuesday night. "Once you get a local (virus pool) established, you're going to have a problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-10/west-nile-case-richmond-coun
Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

...and Lake Olmstead in Augusta-Richmond County.Echols, a school board member for 12 years and member of Richmond County Board of Health for 10, garnered 45 percent of votes in a 2012 contest with Smith for the commission seat. He knows supporters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-21/three-actively-seeking-a
Augusta Mayor-elect Hardie Davis details proposal to expand office, budget

...said she'd present data on recreation facility usage at the Nov. 13 work session.A 25 percent cut to Richmond County Board of Health ? reducing the agency's budget by $251,063 ? would potentially increase the occurrence of teen pregnancy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-05/augusta-mayor-elect-hard
Augusta residents, officials see progress in goat project

...unwanted vegetation in other cities, Augusta's goat project was suggested in January at a meeting of the Richmond County Board of Health to reduce mosquito breeding grounds.Augusta Commission member Marion Williams, who serves on the health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-21/augusta-residents-officials-
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...acting director of the East Central Health District just launched into it at last week's meeting of the Richmond County Board of Health."OK, does anyone have questions about Ebola?" she asked board members.The lethal outbreak in Africa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

...Health District headquartered in Augusta, the acting director said Tuesday night.During a meeting of the Richmond County Board of Health, acting director Dr. Diane Weems, who is director of the Coastal Health District in Savannah, said an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/search-continuing-new-direct
Goats might be used to clear ponds

...four-legged solution to maintaining the hundreds of retention ponds in Richmond County: goats.At the Richmond County Board of Health meeting Tuesday night, environmental health county manager Randy Wishard said his service is looking to team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-14/goats-might-be-used-clear-po
Augusta Commission rejects smoking ban

...hoped we could discuss something of this nature and to hear all of the facts."Dr. Terrence Cook, a former Richmond County Board of Health chairman who has been working on a tougher smoking ordinance for Augusta since the 1990s, called it appalling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-05/augusta-commission-rejects-s