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Clarksville Urban Wilderness clears budget hurdle

 

Natural recreation area envisioned in heart of the Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s 2018 budget, approved Monday by the Clarksville City Council, includes $450,000 to acquire a unique tract of land in the heart of Clarksville to be preserved as an Urban Wilderness.

The Clarksville Urban Wilderness would be on rugged land that lies between Madison Street and the Red River off of Tanglewood Drive. It includes dense vegetation, steep ravines, primitive trails, and a stream with a waterfall.

Clarksville Urban Wilderness

Clarksville Urban Wilderness

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan to present budget Wednesday, May 24th

 

Public invited to review City of Clarksville’s 2018 proposals

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will deliver her annual budget address at 1:00pm Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 in the City Hall Conference Room, One Public Square, Fourth Floor.

Mayor McMillan is committed to an open and transparent budget process and encourages the City Council, citizens and the news media to attend the presentation, which will outline her proposed financial blueprint for the city’s 2017-18 Fiscal Year that begins July 1st.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan honors Reverend Jimmy Terry with proclamation

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Reverend Jimmy Terry was honored Thursday with a proclamation by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, noting his long service to the community, Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, and Tabernacle Christian School, which he founded in 1999.

After he offered a City Council meeting prayer, in a procession rarely seen in the chamber, members of the Council and several city officials each left their seats and one-by-one approached the tall, thin preacher and gave him a big, heartfelt hug.

Hearty hugs follow Reverend Terry’s prayer.

Hearty hugs follow Reverend Terry’s prayer.

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Clarksville City Council supports Tennessee Road Funding Plan

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the Clarksville City Council have approved a resolution supporting Governor Bill Haslam’s goal to revamp transportation funding in Tennessee.

The governor’s IMPROVE Act, the top priority of his legislative agenda this year, is a revenue-neutral plan to cut taxes on food, manufacturing and business while providing a sustainable increase in funding for the state’s transportation network.

Clarksville leaders back goals of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s IMPROVE Act.

Clarksville leaders back goals of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s IMPROVE Act.

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Clarksville’s Ajax Turner Senior Citizens Center addition 60% complete

 

$2.7 million addition scheduled to open in July

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Work continues on a $2.7 million addition to the Ajax Turner Senior Citizens Center, which will provide improved quality of life for more Clarksville residents.

The new 14,600 square foot, two-story structure will provide more space for programs and services for the center’s growing number of seniors who drop in for meals, activities, classes and recreation.

The precast subfloor was installed in late January for the 14,600 square foot addition to Ajax Turner Senior Center. The $2.7 million project is expected to be completed in July.

The precast subfloor was installed in late January for the 14,600 square foot addition to Ajax Turner Senior Center. The $2.7 million project is expected to be completed in July.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan urges joint task force on Unified Metropolitan Government

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reaffirmed her longstanding support Wednesday for giving voters a chance to choose a unified metropolitan government for the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Mayor McMillan said she recommends forming a joint task force to educate the community on the benefits of consolidated government, build consensus on the components of a consolidation plan, and evaluate the best way to present the issue to voters.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Transit System unveils bus wrapped in anti-smoking messages

 

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County Health Department collaborate on Teen Anti-Tobacco Program

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Officials from the City of Clarksville, Clarksville Transit Service and the Montgomery County Health Department joined together at City Hall on Monday to unveil a CTS bus wrapped in several huge anti-smoking messages.

The “rolling billboard” offers slogans and graphics of athletes that are targeted at teen-agers, and make the case that tobacco use is a losing game.

Mayor Kim McMillan, CTS Director Arthur Bing Sr., MCHD Director Joey Smith and members of the MCHD Heath Education Team join in the unveiling of a CTS bus newly wrapped in anti-smoking messages. Funding for the effort comes from the Tennessee Health Department’s allocation of money from a tobacco lawsuit settlement.

Mayor Kim McMillan, CTS Director Arthur Bing Sr., MCHD Director Joey Smith and members of the MCHD Heath Education Team join in the unveiling of a CTS bus newly wrapped in anti-smoking messages. Funding for the effort comes from the Tennessee Health Department’s allocation of money from a tobacco lawsuit settlement.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate October 4th

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will host a Candidate Debate on October 4th. The debate will feature candidates from the US House of Representatives for District 67, and Clarksville City Council (Wards 3, 4, 5, and 9).

The 2016 Clarksville/Montgomery County Candidate Debate, which will be held at the CAR office at 115 Center Point Drive, will be the second political debate hosted by CAR’s Governmental Affairs Committee this year.

2016 Clarksville-Montgomery County Candidate Debate set for October 4th

2016 Clarksville-Montgomery County Candidate Debate set for October 4th

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City of Clarksville supports Hidden Heroes campaign

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Research shows that an alarming number of military and veteran caregivers are suffering debilitating metal, physical, and emotional effects as a result of their caregiving duties.

In an effort to battle the problem in the home of Fort Campbell, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution September 1st expressing support for “Hidden Heroes: The National Coalition for Military Caregivers.”

A soldier is welcomed home after deployment to Afghanistan.

A soldier is welcomed home after deployment to Afghanistan.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announces City Departments Budget Presentative Schedule

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is announcing the budget presentation schedule for the City’s various Departments.

Unlike most county governments, including Montgomery County, Clarksville’s City Charter does not provide for budget planning and preparation through a committee.

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Clarksville City Hall

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