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Augusta Commission votes 7-0 to raise property taxes

...discussion, but Guilfoyle left the meeting for an appointment. Jackson was present for the 4-4 vote but not the 7-0 vote. Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson, Lockett and commissioners Marion Williams and Bill Fennoy voted for the 2-mill hike.Finance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/augusta-commission-votes
Grantham proposes new agency budgets

...agencies when the 2010 budget was passed last year, has come up with an alternative.As a stipulation of the Dec. 1 vote, Mayor Deke Copenhaver formed a subcommittee to look into whether some groups should get more or less, based on the number...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-01-29/grantham-proposes-new-agency-
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Augusta board OKs city ethics law

...and called for a meeting to discuss where to house city offices and the courts. Commissioners approved on a 6-2-2 vote Mayor Bob Young's proposal strengthening the ethics ordinance that applies to all city employees and elected officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/19/met_280026.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Commissioners stuck in mud over four-by-fours

...the finance committee chairmanship if elected, then calling for a vote on it and voting against himself. Before the vote, Mayor Deke Copenhaver said: "We have a nomination. If there's no further discussion, commissioners will now vote by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2007-01-21/commissioners-s
City Ink | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Officials approve millage resolution

...end of the year and mean draconian budget cuts, no employee raises and a hiring freeze, officials said. Before the vote, Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams asked City Administrator Fred Russell how rolling back the millage could affect county taxpayers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/19/met_446299.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the area

...commission support, the bill will not get the support it needs at the state level. Mayor breaks tie in flag resolution vote Mayor Bob Young cast the tie-breaking vote at a meeting of the Augusta Commission on Tuesday, voting against a resolution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/02/met_474928.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Columbia County Commission
Aiken officials ban smoking indoors

...were made by council member Ken McDowell that would have accommodated the facility but ultimately failed on a 5-2 vote. Mayor Lark Jones said he didn't want to make amend-ments for just one facility. An amendment defining an outdoor area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/17/met_462427.shtml
Metro | Aiken City Council | Aiken County Council | North Augusta City Council
Trade center wins approval

...on Tuesday approved a site and operating agreement for the TEE center after the first vote failed. First votesecond vote Mayor Pro TemBetty BeardYesYes Joe BowlesYesYes Jerry BrighamNoYes Andy CheekYesYes Don GranthamYesYes Bernard HarperAbstainedNot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-08-22/trade-center-wins-approval
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | TEE Center | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Mayor wants deficit think tank

...city would be paying three companies to do what the city's purchasing department could do. After prevailing on that vote, Mayor Pro Tem Marion Williams then moved to reconsider an earlier vote on roofing consulting for the building. The vote split...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/07/met_84410.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver
'Returned' donation sat in bank

...issuance of tax-exempt bonds allowing Maxwell House Apartments to be renovated into Section 8 housing. Before the vote, Mayor Bob Young asks whether any cash payments have been promised to any groups in exchange for support. Tom Gallagher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/22/met_549014.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Richmond County Crime