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Augusta Commission to begin search for new city administrator



When the Augusta Commission meets on Tuesday, there will be plenty for the panel to discuss, including kicking off the search for a new city administrator, replacing a prominent monument on Greene Street and a request for a full audit of the storm management fee program.

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  1. Mayor Hardie Davis, nor ANY of the departing Commissioners should have ANY say, in who the upcoming Administrator should be — NONE ! End of discussion. It will be up to the Commissioners that will be staying, the incoming new Commissioners, and the new Mayor, to make the choice. We need to put this chapter behind us, and you know what that means…

  2. It’s my sincere hope they stop looking under the rocks for an administrator and make a good selection for the first time in a long time. I agree too, that the outgoing Mayor and commissioners should not be participants on this matter.

    • That is wishful thinking. Under the qualifictions requirements, #1 will be: African American. #2 will be: Ability to bow and scrape to micromanaging commissioners. Actual experience, education, and other positive assets will be further down the line.

  3. To be fair to the incoming Mayor and Commissioner’s, no new Administrator should be placed in that office until after January 1, 2023 ! Mayor Hardie Davis has an 8 year track record of placing the wrong people in key positions in our city’s Government, while he pillaged the city’s coffers. Costing taxpayers millions of dollars. Thank you Commissioner John Clarke for stepping up and asking for an Audit of the city’s storm water fees. I wish this Audit would have been asked for 2 years ago. We also need to look into how the contracts are given out and to whom. And particularly look into what Commissioners and Precurement Department individuals steer these contracts and to whom. Taxpayers deserve more clarity in these areas especially when it comes to Precurement of contracts using taxpayers money.

  4. Hardie Davis and the outgoing commissioners should not have an input in hiring a new City Administrator. This is the responsibility of the new Mayor and New Commissions to be involved. These are the people who will be working with a new Administrator. The voters of Richmond County voted these people in office and they should be the people who are involved in filling this and all future positions while in office.

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