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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
Commission votes down outsourcing HR department

...in the name of the city's new merged university, when a motion to make the request received only five commission votes.Mayor Pro Tem Joe Bowles and commissioners Jerry Brigham and Wayne Guilfoyle were the only votes for ADP's offer, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-06-05/commission-votes-down-ou
Across the Area

...tie in the city council and five days to approve or veto city ordinances. The council can override vetoes with three votes. Mayors will also have line-item vetoes over the budget, just as governors have in Georgia. But even spending vetoes can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-03-19/across-area
Metro | Aiken City Council | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
City Ink: Surprises keep politics interesting

...Commissioner Matt Aitken who crossed it and voted for the plan.So the motion failed because it didn't have six votes. Mayor Deke Copenhaver was not there to break the tie. He was on vacation, for which Mason took him and Aitken to task afterward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2011-12-10/city-ink-surpri
Across Georgia

...She also was instrumental in the university system's push to attract more black males to college. Gwinnett County votes mayor of 20 years out NORCROSS --- Norcross Mayor Lillian Webb has been defeated after two decades as leader of the Gwinnett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/06/met_175695.shtml
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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
'No' votes by Augusta commissioner lead pack

...who was out during 14 commission decisions in 12 months; and District 1 Commissioner Matt Aitken, who missed nine votes.Mayor Deke Copenhaver, who votes only to break a tie, was absent during 17 votes in the past year but doesn't appear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-05-29/no-votes-augusta-commiss
Augusta reviews changes to personnel manual

...to Augusta's mayor and stated they could not be delegated to the city's administrator without eight commission votes.Mayor Deke Copenhaver has requested the question of his authority go before the commission for a vote Tuesday, and MacKenzie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-02-25/augusta-reviews-changes-
Government | Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Government
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