31 Jul 2017 2009 MASTER PLAN UNVEILED – CROSS STATE COOPERATION
2/4/2009: ICON Architecture, Inc. made a special presentation of the new 2009 master plan, The Westobou Vision, to Mayor Copenhaver of Augusta, Mayor Jones of North Augusta, the Augusta Commission, North Augusta City Council and State representatives on the Fifth Street Bridge mid-way between the two cities.
Following the presentation on the Fifth Street Bridge, ICON Architecture, Inc. unveiled the 2009 Master Plan to the Augusta/North Augusta communities in a standing-room-only gathering at St. Paul’s Church’s River Room.
3/2/2009: The North Augusta City Council unanimously endorsed the 2009 Master Plan.
3/3/2009: The Augusta Commission unanimously endorsed the 2009 Master Plan.
7/13/2009: The North Augusta Municipal Center, overlooking historic North Augusta and the Savannah River, opened.
8/27/2009: Augusta Tomorrow, Inc. initiated a request to the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame for the sculptures of world renowned golfers to be taken from storage and placed on public display in Augusta. The letter was signed by four of the six sponsors of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame Sculptures – Bankers First/Wachovia for the Arnold Palmer Sculpture, Morris Communications Company for the Jack Nicklaus Sculpture, Georgia Power Company for the Ben Hogan Sculpture and Creel Foundation, Inc. for the Byron Nelson Sculpture.
12/2/2009: The Augusta Commission approved the Trade, Exhibit and Event (TEE) Convention Center to be located at Ninth and Reynolds Streets.