Topic: Clarksville City Charter
Clarksville, TN – I hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe start to the New Year. The city council cranked-up 2013 with two meetings on Thursday evening.
A special session was held to swear-in elected members and confirm the mayor’s choice for pro tem. Then a couple of hours later, the usual first Thursday of the month regular voting session was conducted. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – I have been working on improvements and stoplights for the Exit 11 and Sango Road area since 2000. This was long before I got on the council for Ward 10. After being elected to the council, in 2007 I tried again as well as in 2009. In the past year, we finally had some success. So persistence, help from Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson and others has finally paid off.
I have been informed by our Street Engineers that the «Read the rest of this article»(TDOT) selected a contractor to carry out the construction project a few weeks ago. There are likely several more weeks of work to finalize any issues and construction requirements. It is possible that work could begin within a couple of months. The project is scheduled to be complete not later than June 2013.
Clarksville, TN – A recent issue concerning the city council email system has surfaced and I want to address some issues that were raised. The main issue relates to the request by local attorney Mark Rassas to gain email addresses of constituents and what has resulted since.
You may have already received some emails related to this or read a story in the Sunday “Leaf-Chronicle”, which did not address or fully disclose all the details. «Read the rest of this article»
Recently, a public records request made by local attorney Mark Rassas, got a lot of people’s attention, when he asked the city of Clarksville for the e-mails of all city councilmen. Everybody wondered the same thing; “What’s he looking for?”
Well, the picture is getting clearer.
I speculated that it had something to do with the recent failure of the Charter Revision, and lo and behold, that seems to be the case. «Read the rest of this article»
It was not a heavy agenda, but it did take over 2.5 hours to get through it. A couple of items took considerable time. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Just a reminder of my Town Hall meeting on Monday, July 30th at 6:30pm at the Gas and Water Department building at 2215 Madison Street.
I need to get your input on an item that is up for vote next week. If you cannot attend, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and also cc to email@example.com. It is important that other Council Members know how different Wards feel about subjects even if they don’t actually represent them. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Embattled Ward 1 Clarksville City Councilman, and state legislative candidate Nick Steward, admitted to stealing from the Army while serving in Afghanistan, and receiving a “general discharge” for his crime.
In an exclusive interview on Clarksville news talk radio station, «Read the rest of this article», Steward said that he took some computer parts for his personal use while ordering supplies for his unit. Steward said he was caught “by my chain of command” and eventually discharged from service. This is the first time that Steward has admitted to his indiscretion publicly.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session. It was a light agenda with several items of note.
Ordinance 4-2012-13 — This dealt with sale and use of alcoholic beverages in Clarksville City Parks. It establishes guidelines and permits on the selling and usage of alcoholic beverages at specific park facilities during special events, concerts, festivals, parties, weddings, etc. «Read the rest of this article»
Former Clarksville Mayor Col. Ted Crozier Sr. resigns as Treasurer from Nick Steward’s Campaign for Tennessee State Representative
Clarksville, TN – Col. Ted Crozier, Sr., former mayor of Clarksville, is announcing the dissolution of his association with the state representative campaign of Mr. Nick Steward. Col. Crozier has previously been listed as Mr. Steward’s campaign treasurer.
The city election commission is being informed that Col. Crozier has disassociated himself from Mr. Steward and encourages voters to consider other candidates for his position in the upcoming election. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville is one step closer to a revised charter. The City Council’s final vote on the Charter will be held at the regular City Council Meeting on July 5th, 2012.
The revisions, which were initially approved by the Council, passed both houses of the Legislature unanimously and have been engrossed by the Secretary of State, signed by both Speakers and officially approved and signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. «Read the rest of this article»
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