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Clarksville County Club becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) held a green ribbon cutting on Tuesday to celebrate Clarksville County Club (CCC) as the newest green organization.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Heather Fleming, Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard, Bi-County Solid Waste Management Director David Graham, Montgomery County Public Information Officer Michelle Newell and CMCGCP Manager Carlye Sommers attended the celebration.

Clarksville Country Club Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) David Graham, Heather Fleming, Melinda Shepard, Ben Jones, Mayor Jim Durrett and Carlye Sommers.

Clarksville Country Club Green Certification ribbon cutting. (L to R) David Graham, Heather Fleming, Melinda Shepard, Ben Jones, Mayor Jim Durrett and Carlye Sommers.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Recertification Refresher Class at Agero

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 20th, Agero hosted the Clarksville-Montgomery County’s Green Certification Program’s refresher class. Thirty-one attendees representing many of the organizations that originally certified in 2013 and 2015 participated in the class.

The class reviewed the latest environmental concerns in our community, discussed the impacts on the environment, and shared their ideas and continued improvements within their own organizations.

CMC Green Certification Program 2017 Refresher Class group.

CMC Green Certification Program 2017 Refresher Class group.

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Montgomery County Holiday Closures

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed on Friday, December 23rd and Monday, December 26th, for the Christmas holiday.

Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.

In addition, Bi-County Solid Waste Management’s holiday closure schedule will be as follows.

Montgomery County Christmas Tree.

Montgomery County Christmas Tree.

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Montgomery County Government Offices close for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.

In addition, Bi-County Solid Waste Management, including the Landfill and all Convenience Centers, will be closed on Thursday, November 24th for the holiday.

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Shiloh Industries becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Shiloh Industries is the newest Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified business.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Administration Charlie Gentry, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce Melinda Shepard and CMC Green Certification Steering Committee Members Daryl Pater, Tim Swaw, and Bill Harpel came out to share their appreciation with Shiloh’s leadership and staff.

Shiloh Industries Green Ribbon cutting ceremony.

Shiloh Industries Green Ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Montgomery County Landfill Myths and Facts

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – As Bi-County Solid Waste Management works to get additional landfill airspace permitted, it seems like a good time to educate the community on its operations

Bi-County landfill is currently undergoing some challenges with permitted air space. Since people are paying attention to what is happening with the landfill we thought we would take this opportunity to share Facts with the public. We will do this with our Myth and Fact starting out with rumors and clarifying it with a Fact.

Bi-County Landfill serves Montgomery County and Stewart County.

Bi-County Landfill serves Montgomery County and Stewart County.

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Bi-County Solid Waste Management Stops Outside Refuse Collection May 1st, 2016

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The decision was made in 2012 for Bi-County Solid Waste Management (SWM) to accept and haul refuse from neighboring counties. As of May 1st, 2016, Bi-County SWM will not accept or haul any refuse from outside Stewart and Montgomery Counties until further notice.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett states, “We have recently become aware that our landfill expansion permit has not yet been issued. Without the ability to expand our current landfill capacity, we cannot accommodate the neighboring counties and still leave room for the disposal needs of our own citizens.”

Bi-County Solid Waste Management has stopped accepting refuse from outside Stewart County and Montgomery Counties until further notice.

Bi-County Solid Waste Management has stopped accepting refuse from outside Stewart County and Montgomery Counties until further notice.

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Bi-County Solid Waste Management reminds Businesses of Mercury Disposal Control Act

 

Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – If your business has 10 or more employees, owns or maintains a building at least 3,000 square feet or meets any of the other three criteria described in the Mercury Disposal Control Act, ( www.tn.gov/environment/solid-waste/solid-waste_mercury-disposal.shtml ), it is illegal to throw away fluorescent lightbulbs or other mercury-added disposal projects.

Bi-County Solid Waste Management can help you properly and legally dispose of your lightbulbs. Call 931.648.5751 for assistance.

In addition, a list of companies outside the community that can accept the bulbs is listed at the bottom of the www.tn.gov website.

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System earns National Recognition for Oasis Café program

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will be among a small handful of districts nationwide to receive an honorable mention at the National School Boards Association Magna Awards ceremony this week.

CMCSS joined four other districts in Georgia, California, South Carolina and Louisiana in being honored for “taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of their students and their communities.”

Two students participating in the Oasis Café program met with State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and CMC School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland. (CMCSS)

Two students participating in the Oasis Café program met with State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen and CMC School Board Chairman Jimmie Garland. (CMCSS)

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Tree of Life Center becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The latest business to earn Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified and host a Green Ribbon Cutting is the Tree of Life Center.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Bill Harpel, standing in for Clarksville Mayor McMillan, and Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard were there to congratulate the owner and employees for their work.

Clarksville Montgomery County Green ribbon cutting ceremony for Tree of Life Center.

Clarksville Montgomery County Green ribbon cutting ceremony for Tree of Life Center.

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