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No slums and a new chiller in Augusta

No slums and a new chiller in Augusta

The Augusta Commission believes it has developed a way to avoid officially naming a portion of the downtown area a “slum.” Jim Plunkett, the city’s special bond counsel, explained to commissioners this week that the city could simply list the section number in the legislation referring to a “slum” and not actually have to use […]

Augusta may be able to avoid using “slum”

The Augusta Commission is doing everything it can to avoid officially naming a portion of the downtown area a “slum,” but still legally establishing an Urban Redevelopment Area that would allow the city to borrow $26.5 million in tax-exempt bonds to renovate the Municipal Building on Greene Street. The end result might be a simple […]

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