Topic: Clarksville City Attorney
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month session on March 7th. It was a long meeting lasting until 11:00pm. Here is Part II on the results of some important decisions.
Ordinance 67 (Ethics): You know the history, the delays and now the moment of truth. This ordinance would create an Ethics Commission that would review ethics complaints. Basically Mayor Kim McMillan wants a 5-member commission she would appoint with council approval. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month session on March 7th. It was a long meeting lasting until 11:00pm. Here is Part I on the results of some important decisions.
Ordinance 73 (Councilman Burkhart Rezoning Request) – This was the second time this request has come before the council as the initial review was denied by the council last year. The main issue and reason for that denial was the property is next to Trenton Road. «Read the rest of this article»
Voters had real opportunity to make change this past November, but as we’ve seen, we say we want change, but we’re not willing to vote for it. It’s a real curiosity to me that with all the complaining, and the obvious need for something to change, the voters just don’t seem to care. Why do we keep putting the same people in office, then gripe about what they’re doing? «Read the rest of this article»
I think we can all agree that we’ve had about enough of politics to last a lifetime. Especially local politics. November 6th can’t get here quick enough and THAT’S an understatement.
What once was a process that brought out the best in our city AND country, has now become an ugly display of hate, and division. That display has never been more evident than within our own Clarksville City Council. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The city council met in its usual first of the month session. It was a long meeting lasting around 2.5 hours. Several items of note were discussed and voted on.
Ordinance 15-2012-13 (Human Relations Commission) – If you recall from my October 12th article, I had several questions and concerns about the commission proposal. I was able to address those issues last night.
As readers will recall, I had concern with the establishment of “ benchmarks” with any recommendations of this commission to the city. I asked Councilwoman Johnson to explain what she meant by the term. She did not have a ready definition as to what it meant and stated she would rely on the commission to determine that. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN –and our news partner radio has learned that former Clarksville Department of Electricity superintendent Rick Ingram will plead guilty in Federal Court in Nashville Tennessee this Friday to a 36 count indictment that alleged he conspired to defraud CDE of thousands of dollars.
In a story first reported by Clarksville Online January 24th, it’s alleged that during the time Ingram was at CDE, he conspired with others to defraud the utility and it’s ratepayers. He’s charged with stealing sums of $32,150 and $156,139. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission will meet today to discuss hiring a law firm to investigate a grievance against commissioner Mabel Larson. Fellow planning commissioner Robert Nichols has informed board chairman Mike Harrison that he wants to know the following:
What is the desired outcome of these proceedings?
This investigation is to satisfy the grievance of John (Spainhoward) what is success from his point of view?
Can success be obtained by this commission? «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission meeting to discuss investigation into Employee Grievance
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission will hold a special called meeting Wednesday at 4:00pm to hear recommendations from Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker, and Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay on a list of law firms they suggest could handle an investigation into a grievance filed against a member of the Planning Commission.
Last week, during another special called meeting, the board voted to hire an independent law firm to investigate claims made by John Spainhoward against commissioner Mabel Larson. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission votes to hire lawyers to investigate Employee Grievance
Clarksville, TN – There was tension in the air at a special called meeting of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission today, as commissioners voted to hire attorneys to investigate a grievance filed by an employee of the commission against a member of the planning commission, Mabel Larson.
Clarksville, TN – Three employees of the Clarksville Building and Codes Department have filed grievances against the director of the department, Les Crocker. According to documents obtained by, through a public records request, the grievances accuse Crocker of wrongful termination, harassment, unfair treatment, and allege that he did favors for friends and family.
Randall Mathews, Jenifer Rougemont and Brigitte Papastathis submitted their grievances to the Human Resources director, Will Wyatt who then sent them on to Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker. «Read the rest of this article»
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