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Augusta Commission rescinds illegal vote



Many people watching the Augusta Commission on June 14 might have been confused as commissioners in a special called meeting voted to rescind a measure passed in a May 10 meeting and then without discussion, voted to pass the same measure again.

The special called meeting was held after a near t...

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  1. Is anyone on the Augusta commission or in the Legal Dept. embarrassed by the fact that a journalist knows more about the county’s rules, policies, and procedures than they do? Maybe they do know the rules and are too lazy, dishonest, or deceitful to follow them. Maybe they need a pre-meeting compliance checklist that must be completed and reviewed by an outside legal consultant before the meeting begins.

  2. The ‘legal Meetings’ are when the real business is discussed, and deals made. Lunch meetings of the past are just that now – in the past. Now issues are hashed out in ‘Legal’. The Addendum agendas presented to the Commission should not be allowed as the public has no knowledge of what is on that agenda and no time for public discussion or for Citizens impacted by those issues to be able to voice their opinions.

  3. The legal department isn’t really a legal department..it’s only there to tell them to do whatever they want to do..they have broken the sunshine laws so many times..remember they tried to have a meeting once and Commissioner Smith refused to be a part of it and got up and walked out..Augusta transparency on display agin..

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