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Editorial: City chooses to reward incompetence



The results are evident all over the county, and the Augusta Commission members have only themselves to blame as the body has gone from rewarding mediocrity to rewarding flat out incompetence in the Parks and Recreation Department.

Parks and Recreation Department Director Maurice McDowell has bl...

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  1. Reassign? Incompetence gets rewarded? He needs to be fired! Quit accepting incompetent employees and then moving the problem around. No wonder Augusta can’t keep up with the taxpayers money…

  2. I voted no for the last two SPLOST ballot items. If we don’t give them the money, they can’t waste it on themselves, poorly planned and executed projects, and incompetent directors and managers.

  3. The question that comes to my mind regarding the incompetence of some of these managers of county departments is this. If we are going to pay outside consultants to come in and straighten out these messes, then fire and do not hire department managers. If we, the taxpayers, are going to have to pay outside consultants any way, then don’t hire department managers, hire consultants instead.

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