Bill Summers is the City Councilman for Ward 10 in Clarksville, TN.
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Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met on a very cold Thursday evening regular session on February 6th. Once again the agenda was rather light.
Ordinance 44 (Parking Meters): The council approved on first reading, the purchase of new parking meters that can use credit cards and a sensor system that detects when a car has arrived or departed for payment/tracking purposes. There will be one hour free parking at these meters with a three-hour limit on parking. I voted yes and the measure passed with no dissenting votes. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its first regular session of the New Year on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014. Not much was going on, as it was again a very light agenda.
There are a couple of items of interest and an update that I will provide. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Christmas day is here and no matter how many years young you are there is always an excitement to this special holiday. My family and I want to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas!
Please be alert if traveling because I want each of you to be ready to jump into the New Year safe and sound. Be safe and stay warm on this blessed holiday.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville city council met in the usual first of the month regular voting session on Thursday evening. The light agenda resulted in one of the shorter sessions lasting about 35 minutes.
There were a couple of items of note and I have listed another item of interest not connected to the session. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – My family and I want to wish each of you a very safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
Please remember that many families will sit down to a Thanksgiving table that may have an empty chair due to a loved one keeping watch over our nation’s security or overseas in active combat zones.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in a quickie session Thursday afternoon to fill the vacant city councilman position of Ward 1. Councilman Burkhart was absent. The two citizens requesting to fill the position were Mr. John Leckrone and Mr. Michael McNeill.
Mr. McNeill received all of the votes of the council members. Congrats to Mr. McNeill and our thanks to Mr. Leckrone for his interest to serve his ward.
Clarksville, TN – Here are the rest of the items of note regarding Thursday’s (August 1st) regular council session.
Ordinance 6 (Transferring the funding of the director position of the Two Rivers Company (TRC) from control of the TRC to the city)
There was discussion as to why the TRC would want to give up full control of the position at the time when the city had fully funded the requirement and provided funding up to the amount of $350,000 for programs and projects. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month voting session. As I had mentioned in comments of the agenda that I sent out, there were an assortment of issues to address. This is Part I of my report.
Ordinance 5-2013-14 (Funding new LED street lights with Conservation Bonds)
In this project the mayor wants to use/spend $1.2 million in Treasury backed bonds to buy 765 LED replacement streetlights. Energy savings are projected to bring a payback in just under 16 years. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – This could be an interesting council session.
The mayor wants the council to approve borrowing $325,000 for an excursion boat project. As of last Thursday neither we, nor the mayor, had any idea what it may involve and even if the city will do the project.
We may not need $120,000 we borrowed last year to buy land for the new fire station in the Exit 1 area if a land donation comes through. However, the mayor wants the council to approve borrowing $1.44 million to build that new fire station before we see if we could save $120,000 in loan costs. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police – In my June 9th report I mentioned that I tried to add 8 police officer positions for 2014 (4 in the 3rd qtr./4 in the 4th qtr.). That effort failed in a 6-6 tie vote in which Mayor McMillan voted “no” to kill the amendment.
It initially appeared the cost might have made a possible vote difference at almost $228,000 to add these officers. I made another effort to add officers by requesting five (5) positions in the 4th qtr. of the 2014 budget. The cost was reduced by almost half to $115,070 and I hoped that might sway a vote for support. «Read the rest of this article»
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