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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report for August 7th, 2014; Homeless Shelter Distance reduced

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual regular session meeting on Thursday night, which was also election night. Only a couple of items of note were on the agenda.

    Ordinance 7 -2014-15  (Homeless Shelter Distance)

    The ordinance was related to homeless shelter and residential separation distance requirements. Currently, the distance is 1000 feet. The requested change was to 500 feet. «Read the rest of this article»

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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report for July 1st, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Due to the upcoming 4th of July weekend, the city council moved its regular voting session to July 1st. It was an interesting evening.

    Ordinance 7 – 2014-15 (Homeless Shelter Distance)

    This ordinance proposed to shrink the distance that a homeless shelter could be located from residential properties. Currently, the distance requirement is 1000 feet. According to map inquiries by the Planning Commission, there are only four locations left in Clarksville that would allow a shelter to be at this separation requirement. «Read the rest of this article»

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    City of Clarksville Agendas, May 29th, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Reference the Executive Agenda and Special Session item Resolution 42. This resolution concerns the building of city fire rescue and county EMS capabilities in the Industrial Park per the agreement between the state, county, city and Hankook Tire Company.

    The state and Industrial Development Board will provide a combined $1.4 million grant to build the facilities. A single land parcel is also provided for this purpose.  The county and city will split this money to address these needs. «Read the rest of this article»

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    City of Clarksville Fisical Year 2015 Budget Report – Part I

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Well it is budget time in Clarksville again. I will do several reports to keep you up to speed on what the Mayor is proposing for our city.

    Here are some of the basics in the proposed FY 2015 budget for the City of Clarksville: «Read the rest of this article»

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    Questions for Clarksville Department of Electricity (CDE) Telecommunications

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – As users of CDE telecommunications services know, there have been two total citywide failures of the system.

    While these failures were found not to be the fault of CDE, it has opened a floodgate of questions by Ward 10 constituents and many other residents and business people as I have held meetings and visits throughout Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session Recap For April 3rd, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – On April 3rd, 2014, the Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session. The agenda was light, but there were a couple of important financial items to consider.

    Ordinance 59: You may recall the budget battle last year over an Excursion Boat project for the amount of $325,000. This money was to be borrowed and used to move the current dock along Riverside Drive to a location somewhere down river, approximately behind the O’ Charley’s restaurant. «Read the rest of this article»

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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session, March 6th, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session – Thursday, March 6th, 2014. A couple of items of interest were covered at the meeting.

    The council met in an early session starting at 6:30pm to have a presentation of a “potential” new athletic complex. This presentation provided a few more details of the project that the mayor first exposed at the “State of The City” several weeks ago. «Read the rest of this article»

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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session, February 6th, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, 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»

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    Clarksville City Council Regular Session Recap for January 2nd, 2014

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, 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»

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    Merry Christmas from Clarksville City Councilman Bill Summers

     

    Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, 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.

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