Here is a quick glance at today’s Augusta Richmond County Commission meeting agenda.
The CVB will give the 2nd Quarterly Report of 2019 and review of Film Augusta mid-year report.
There is a motion to approve the purchase of 17 new bus shelters. Ms. Ashley Brown, the Senior Manager of Community Outreach at Goodwill is scheduled to speak, requesting a covered transit bus stop on Washington Road at Fury’s Ferry Road.
There is a motion to approve amending the city’s laws concerning possession of marijuana. The cap for fines would be lowered from $1,000 to $150 and eliminate the risk of jail.
While not making it legal to possess weed in the Garden City, it does make a start in that direction. The first two offenses carry a max fine of $150. And the third and subsequent offenses carry a max fine of $300.
There is a motion to approve the Greater Augusta Arts Council’s MOU with the city regarding the planning, executing and managing the installation of the Gateway Sculptures, the first to be located at the corner of Riverwatch Parkway and Alexander Drive.
Commissioner Marion Williams has a motion on the table to approve any voting member of the commission being able to make a motion at any point without being recognized by the Chair.