Residents want office elsewhere

...the price was the same, where would you like to see it (a new central office for Augusta's public works and utilities departments) located?" he asked Tuesday night at a community meeting at Bayvale Baptist Church. As person after person...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Hits grand jury for narrow focus

...Will the people and commissioner involved in River Race be subpoenaed? The Public Works and Augusta Utilities departments have a 50 percent change order ratio, which has been questioned by several commissioners, wherein less than...

City plans to keep offices downtown

...snagging government offices and pulling them out of downtown," Mr. Osbon said. The city's public works and utilities departments' offices are spread throughout the county. To remedy that, Augusta commissioners have been studying suggested...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Drought is likely to worsen here

...needed supplies. Watering restrictions are in effect statewide and are mirrored by local policies enforced by utilities departments in Augusta and Columbia County. Ruth Meade, an education specialist at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Richmond...

Reorganization effective today

...their new Public Services functions and personnel today.Slower to restructure are the city's Planning and Utilities departments. Planning can't take over Licensing and Inspections until its oversight is shifted from the Planning Commission...

Augusta departments line up for funding requests in tight times

...meeting with the tax assessor, license and inspections department, engineering, recreation, solid waste and utilities departments about streamlining or consolidating each department's fleet of vehicles and heavy machinery.Commissioner Jerry...

'Can'-do spirit helps Pediatric Burn Fund

...this a class project; the firefighters who managed the collection sites; Columbia County's EMS and Public Utilities departments that helped get the word out; The Alison Group, which donated its design services; and the American Red Cross...

City governmental offices need to be converted

...campus" facility is still in its early stages, several key services, including Augusta's public works and utilities departments, are likely candidates for inclusion. WE SHOULDN'T get bogged down in a heated debate on where it's built...

Opinion columns | Master Plan | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Mall purchase stirs hope

...government offices remains an option. The city has been studying the possibility of moving its public works and utilities departments to the Montgomery Ward building. Jewett Tucker, an Athens, Ga., businessman who owns that space, said he...

Business | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
City gives initial OK to raises

...get thousands more annually. For example, the midpoint salaries of engineers in the city's public works and utilities departments would increase about $10,000 on average, to more than $56,000 a year. Groundskeepers and truck drivers...

Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission