Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015    Login | Register           

Brown picked as Fayette chairman

Rapson named county manager

Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown was unanimously selected as the commission's chairman Wednesday night in front of a packed house that came to witness and celebrate the swearing-in of new commissioners Charles Oddo, Randy Ognio and David Barlow.

As expected, the commission also hired Peachtree City resident Steve Rapson as the new county manager, replacing retiring county manager Jack Krakeel. Rapson most recently served as the city manager for Union City and also was previously the budget manager for Fulton County government. He also served with Brown previously on the Peachtree City Council when Brown was mayor from 2002-2005.

Rapson is highly regarded for his budget acumen, which will come in handy as the county continues to face declining budget revenues due to shrinking property values.

Brown announced that residents would be allowed to address the commission prior to the vote on each and every agenda item. The concept was ratified by cheering from the audience.

Topic: 
Location: 

Comments

Robert W. Morgan's picture

Live free or die!

ginga1414's picture
mudcat's picture
ginga1414's picture
hutch866's picture

I yam what I yam

NUK_1's picture
ginga1414's picture
NUK_1's picture

Ad space area 4 internal

Government

Sponsored Content

Opinion

The oldest courthouse building in Georgia, sits right here in downtown Fayetteville. Built in 1825 at a cost of $8,000, there has been millions of dollars spent on it since then.

Community

The Peachtree City Convention and Visitors Bureau recently took home an award from the Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus’ (GACVB) Best Ideas Competition in Valdosta.

Sports

The McIntosh Chiefs track team competed in last weekend's Flowery Branch Invitational, with both the boys and girls placing fourth.