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Columbia County puts six-month halt on dense residential rezonings

...can lead to strain on infrastructure and roads."It's just about all we are getting now," county Administrator Scott Johnson said of the rezoning requests.Commissioner Bill Morris said he was voting for the moratorium because of the potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-17/columbia-county-puts-six
Wife accused of stealing $400,000 from husband's firm

...to discuss the back taxes and to work out a resolution, according to a letter from Bridges to county Administrator Scott Johnson.Bridges asked county commission members to consider waiving penalties on the taxes, which amounted to more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-17/wife-accused-stealing-
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson win duels at Daytona

...Danica Patrick's car, sending her into a spin that collected cars driven by Bobby Labonte, Ryan Newman and Brian Scott.Johnson led the restart with two laps of overtime remaining and he had no trouble staying there.Kyle Busch rallied to finish...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-19/dale-earnhardt-jr-jimmie-j
Columbia County training track building for law enforcement, first responders clears hurdle

...property behind the Columbia County Sheriff's Office's new training complex building.Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said he expects the addition of the tracks to make the complex a regional law enforcement training hub."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-10/columbia-county-training
Columbia County 225th birthday an extension of recent growth

...infrastructure in place, such as water, sewer, parks and roads, that helped us grow over the course of our history," said Scott Johnson, Columbia County administrator. "We have been able to stay ahead of the curve for some time, but recently we have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-25/columbia-county-225th-birthd
Columbia County proposes stormwater utility rate increase

...Commission Chairman Ron Cross voted in opposition. He declined to say why he opposed the increase.County Administrator Scott Johnson said the issue can no longer wait.Since 2011, the stormwater utility fund to replace and repair failing pipes and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-05/columbia-county-proposes
Columbia County Commission abolishes construction, engineering advisory boards

...in alternating months. When contacted after the meeting, Cross declined to discuss the vote.County Administrator Scott Johnson said it was the county's desire to improve the current process, in which each board weighs in on issues related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-07/columbia-county-commission-a
Georgia Regents wins Columbia County hospital bid

...the county paid 20 percent of the cost, which Columbia County has pledged to do.Columbia County Admin is tra tor Scott Johnson said the county would have been happy with any of the three hospitals. They were just pleased that a certificate of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-26/georgia-regents-wins-columbia-count
Columbia County commission passes vote to stormwater utility fees by 2017

...each year."I would like to see everybody in the county to pay their fair share," he said.County Administrator Scott Johnson said that as a user fee, the county could not charge every property owner because not all benefit directly from stormwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-17/columbia-county-commissi
Mullins land cleared for River Watch dirt deal

...fairly level."She declined to discuss details of the deal worked out with Mullins.Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson said the arrangement was beneficial to both parties and to the county, which is seeking more retail growth."At...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/mullins-land-cleared-river