Tag: mike hamp

Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro speaks out on Wayne Theatre

The Tourism Association of Greater Waynesboro addressed the budget recommendations by City Manager Mike Hamp relative to the Wayne Theatre.

Video: Wayne Theatre Alliance announces final phase of renovation effort

The Wayne Theatre Alliance announced on Wednesday that it has secured funding to proceed with the final phase of the effort to renovate the 89-year-old Downtown Waynesboro landmark. Video from Augusta Free Press with comments from executive director Clair Myers, WTA board member John Curry, Waynesboro City Councilman Tim Williams and Waynesboro city manager Mike Hamp.

It’s not just police: Waynesboro does everything on the cheap

There has been a good bit of attention the past couple of weeks on Waynesboro’s ongoing issues with an understaffed, underpaid police force, as if this is a new development.

City manager: Fiscal picture puts Waynesboro’s future as city in question

Waynesboro City Manager Mike Hamp is telling City Council that it needs to raise the city property-tax rate eight cents to balance the budget, and that even in doing so the city won’t be out of the woods in future budget years given the decline in the city’s industrial sector. “The organization’s current, near term, […]

City leaders come together, look to future

“What are you doing, Bruce? Are you daydreaming?” Waynesboro Vice Mayor Frank Lucente asked City Councilman Bruce Allen during a break in Friday’s City Council planning session as Allen gazed out a window from the council chambers in the Charles T. Yancey Municipal Building toward the corner of Main Street and Wayne Avenue. “Thinking,” Allen […]

Waynesboro: Hamp salary, benefits trail Walker’s

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Waynesboro City Council has agreed in principle on an employment agreement that will pay new city manager Mike Hamp a $115,000 base salary and provide him with a three-month severance. That salary and benefits package trails slightly that which had been given to Hamp’s predecessor in the city manager’s office, […]

Waynesboro: Council appoints Hamp city manager

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net You can take the interim tag off his title now. Mike Hamp was appointed by Waynesboro City Council to serve as city manager, filling the post left open by the resignation of Doug Walker. Hamp had been serving as the interim city manager since Walker stepped down effective June 30. […]