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Augusta Commission discusses EMT service contract, pools and monuments



Augusta Commissioners considered several wide-ranging issues at their June 21 meeting, including the ongoing discussion of a permanent contract between the city and Gold Cross EMS, the failure to keep local outdoor pools open and the fate of the city's Confederate monument.

For several years, th...

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    • Actually, he is correct. It could be drained for a short period of time for repairs to the walls or such, but at the age of the four walls, it either could collapse, or it could be cracked, during the next hard rain. Mosquito tablets should be tossed into the pool, if it going to be kept filled. The Health Department should called.

  1. OBVIOUSLY NO CONCERN FOR FEELING OF AUGUSTA CITIZEN TAXPAYERS who support leaving the monument in place…so it hurts feelings of commissioner Johnson…but it also hurts feelings of the many Augustans whose ancestors fought in the war ON BOTH SIDES. What is the Monument Destruction Committee’s recommendatio as to how to pay for the expense of relocating the many monuments of Augusta to a suitable place? What / where is a suitable place? Magnolia does not have the space nor ground stability to handle any large monument.

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