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  1. Turn the old Regency mall into an entertainment/sports arena

    Why should everything be downtown? Wouldn't an arena bring more business to south Augusta? The city doesn't have to run it do they? Other cities have arenas named after sponsors like Bi-Lo, Sprint and...
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    Dec 7, 2012 by CuzWack (5 points)

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  2. Improving Communication about Cancellations and Rain Delays

    Not sure of the best technology to use to but it would be great if a text messaging system or public announcement was made so parents know when schedule practices or games are cancelled due to weather...
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    Sep 5, 2012 by Kelli Walker (5 points)

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  3. Enact a fee to license all dogs and cats

    All pet cats and dogs should be registered with the city. Such pets should be limited to three of each species. Other pets such as hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, etc. could be excluded, with the...
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    Nov 16, 2012 by Theresa McTier (7 points)

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  4. Enforce the Trashcan Law

    How about making people pay a fine every time they leave their trashcans at the roadway.

    Nov 14, 2012 by Tony Gentry (10 points)

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  5. Goshen Plantation desperately needs sidewalks along Goshen Road and Old Waynesboro Road.

    We need sidewalks along Goshen Road. It's a very busy road and people do not slow down even when people are walking with their kids. We also need sidewalks on Old Waynesboro Road between Hwy 56 and...
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    Jan 13, 2013 by Rachel Whitaker (8 points)

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  6. Professionalism within city government offices

    Offices of elected officials, such as Office of Solicitor General, could greatly improve upon professionalism if said office demonstrated the common decency to notify interviewed applicants of...
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    Feb 21, 2013 by Santa Claus (5 points)

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  7. put a "save" button on the sign up for bulletins.

    put a "save" button on the sign up for bulletins.

    Apr 22, 2013 by G LEFORT (5 points)

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  8. First responders for non-fire 911 calls

    Have an SUV outfitted with the basic needs for a first responder at each fire house. Use this instead of a fire truck for all NON-fire related 911 calls. If the call is medical, the fire truck doesn't...
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    Apr 17, 2013 by smartsouth (5 points)

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  9. City Park

    Augusta (Richmond Co) is really lacking in landmarks or development that can also serve as tourist attractions. I believe we need an beautiful city park with a fountain and even a man-made lake. Lake...
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    May 15, 2013 by Adia Mcduffey (5 points)

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  10. Expansion of Augusta Public Transportation

    Create a Transportation Community Advisory as proposed by the Augusta Interfaith Coalition - Create a Transportation Authority - The Augusta Public Transportation must be expanded to serve all Augusta...
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    May 2, 2013 by Bienvenidos Press (7 points)

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  11. Post link to www.AugustaSolidWaste.com on home page

    Post a link to www.AugustaSolidWaste.com on this website's homepage.

    Jun 1, 2013 by Butch (11 points)

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  12. Fund-Raisers, New Events

    I believe a good community activity would be to do some enjoyable fund-raising activities to raise money to assist in the upkeep of downtown augusta. Clean up downtown, not just on broad street, so...
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    Jul 19, 2013 by Timothy Roberts (10 points)

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  13. Tidy your property

    Whatever happened to cutting grass, picking up trash and removing fire hazards? Please fine these people.

    Jan 30, 2014 by Sharo (8 points)

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  14. Request Stormwater fee data

    Request Stormwater fee data used to create GIS feature data (http://gismap.augustaga.gov/arcgis/rest/services/Map_LayersJS/MapServer/159) be made available as a controlled/managed REST service or as a...
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    Feb 26, 2016 by Steve Siebert (10 points)

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  15. WHY DOESN'T THE CITY OF AUGUSTA ENFORCE CITY CODES ON TRASHY NEIGHBORS

    iv been reporting a neighbor at 3653 wrightsboro rd augusta,ga30909, he never cuts grass, has sever overgrown vines ruining my fence, has 2-older mobile homes that was supposed to be torn down over a...
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    Apr 13, 2016 by Sandra Norton (8 points)

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  16. A low cost spay/neuter program through ARC Animal Services.

    Offer pet owners a low cost spay/neuter program through ARC Animal Services to help the community avert the inevitable cost to house, feed and provide medical treatment for unwanted or stray animals....
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    Aug 13, 2015 by Marcia Plunkett (28 points)

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  17. Start filling up vacant buildings downtown

    First off, gradually the buildings in downtown Augusta need to be filled up with restaurants shops to really get people down there and for it to be alive. First we need to start with some chain...
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    Dec 3, 2015 by Erin McHugh (10 points)

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  18. storm water fee proposal

    We currently have an ordinance regarding keeping road frontage and curbs clear of debris. We also have the GIS website showing the detailed information of all properties. I believe that any proposed...
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    Jun 2, 2015 by Rob Hamilton (5 points)

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  19. update check register reference documents

    The check register reference documents (object code and department numbers) located at the link below are both dated 2011 and are no longer current. Please provide 2015 and 2016 references. ...
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    May 11, 2016 by Steve Siebert (10 points)

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  20. Update GIS Mapping

    Fit it right or fire some people responsible! Current maps for calculating the storm water fees show many homes with no driveway (which they all have). Improve data quality or get rid of the dead...
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    Feb 13, 2016 by Ms_Kevlar (53 points)

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  21. Show Augusta Recycling

    Show us the recycling in process. I have been recycling for years now but get no feedback about how or where. Is it or get it be cost effective? I know it is the right thing to do but can a...
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    Feb 13, 2016 by Ms_Kevlar (53 points)

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  22. No outside organizations on future SPLOST lists

    Until all unsafe roads are fixed, RCSO deputies are paid enough, the sewer system fixed, the school system fixed, the animal control situation fixed... No .. new .. SPLOST .. taxes.... for outside...
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    Nov 20, 2014 by Aug30815 (37 points)

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  23. talent show

    people of all ages have talents but don't know where to go to use them. a talent show would be a great way to bring the community together and open up opportunities for many people i think a lot of...
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    Feb 8, 2014 by King Daishawn (5 points)

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  24. Include bike lanes when repaving roads, if space exists

    Bike lanes should be included not just in new roads-- but also on existing roads, when they are repaved (if space exists). Trying to share the road with bicyclists may be a catchy slogan for road...
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    Nov 20, 2014 by Aug30815 (37 points)

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  25. Create an appeal process for our rainwater runoff fee.

    Create an appeal process for our rainwater runoff fee.

    Dec 2, 2015 by Jeffrey Jones (10 points)

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