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Augusta Commission, Utilities reach $290,000 settlement with contractor Pittman Construction

...that Augusta Utilities caused a delay in the ongoing widening of Bobby Jones Expressway near Deans Bridge Road.Utility Director Tom Wiedmeier said contractor Pittman Construction was getting ready to work at the site near the Augusta Fire Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/augusta-commission-utili
Augusta Commission stalls bond refinance vote

...done since 2000 to pay for nearly $400 million in utilities infrastructure improvements over the last decade, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said. The city refinanced its 2002 bonds two years ago and intends to do a third issue for its 2007...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-05/augusta-commission-stall
Augusta Utilities billing cycle shift means extra water bill

...month, I got hit twice with a payment," Lamkin said. "Why should we be on the hook for an extra bill?"Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier admitted Tuesday that Lamkin and most other water and sewer customers will receive an extra "monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-25/augusta-utilities-billin
Pavey: Problems lead to closure of popular landing

...allow people to get a little farther upstream, and we think it will be completed within about a month," Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said. "Once that has been done, we'll move the chains and have it re-opened."Boaters who use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-04-19/pavey-problems
Pardon Our Mess: Portions of Wheeler Road still damaged from last month's ice storm

...RESPONSIBLE: Augusta-Richmond County Utilities department ACTION PROMISED: According to Augusta-Richmond County Utilities director Tom Wiedmeier, his department has already replaced a collapsed sewer line of about 800 feet and "will be milling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/pardon-our-mess-portions-whee
Spies and smokes and election board folks

...of Augusta out of $86,456 for work at the city's wastewater treatment plant she didn't do, according to Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier.Terrilynn Brown is accused of using an office at the plant to fax false time sheets to her staffing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-11-02/nsa-has-its-eye
Former Job Shop temp accused of stealing from city

...confirmed Monday.Terrilynn Brown, 50, used an office at the plant to fax false time sheets to the staffing agency, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said.She is charged with felony theft by deception, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-28/former-job-shop-temp-a
Pardon our Mess: Hole in the middle of Reynolds Street

...RESPONSIBLE: While Reynolds Street is a state route, Augusta Utilities Department is responsible for repairs, Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said.ACTION TAKEN: Wiedmeier on Friday said now that Utilities is aware of the hole, he would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-10-06/pardon-our-mess-hole-mid
Slum designation tops commission agenda Tuesday

...about inadequate sewer capacity after recent spills have sent raw sewage into Cranes's Creek and Rae's Creek. Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said Monday that the 18-inch line servicing the complex is sufficient and that the spills were caused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-16/slum-designation-tops-co
Columbia County officials struggle with smelly water problem

...they're trying to their best to stay on top of it."After receiving numerous complaints of pungent water, Augusta Utilities Director Tom Wiedmeier said his department might have finally solved the problem in Richmond County. The department's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-29/columbia-county-officials-str