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Augusta Commission Makes First Step in Reining in Mayor’s Credit Card



The Administrative Services Committee voted Tuesday to task City Administrator Odie Donald with devising a policy that covers the use of city-provided credit cards and brings the city into compliance with state law.

District 8 Commissioner Brandon Garrett placed the item on the agenda, saying he...

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  1. In my opinion (I know . .) the commission should determine which expenditures were for city business and demand repayment for the others. The finance and procurement directors have both been negligent in their duties and should not go unpunished.

  2. Who cares about the policy? It’s a crime to steal taxpayers money and the commission is just assisting the mayor in the coverup by emphasizing policy and dodging the real issue – theft.

  3. Nothing will come of this and the mayor and the Siases of the world will keep abusing public trust regardless. Their constituents could care less. That’s the real problem in Richmond County.

  4. Policy or not, he knows good and well what is acceptable spending of taxpayers money. Also, not turning is receipts is like saying it’s nobody’s busness how I’m spending “their” money!

  5. The commission has been too busy drafting unnecessary non-discrimination laws, hiring unqualified employees, and foiling each other’s power and money grabbing to be aware of existing Augusta-Richmond County codes and policies and state and federal laws. Governor Kemp should suspend Hardie Davis and dissolve the Augusta-Richmond County Commission – forget the indictments and due process. Bring in Nancy Pelosi to impeach them – twice.

  6. I am going to predict that some policy will evolve from the commissioners; but, that it will “forgive” all previous unlawful spending. And then they believe that the current issues of spending will just go away. We shall see.

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