Topic: Joel Wallace
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessean recently reported that certain folks in Clarksville are questioning the merit of having a limit of only a dozen liquor stores that can be allowed to legally operate in Clarksville at any one time.
The out-dated fifty-year-old city ordinance has created an artificial market for “certificates of compliance,” not to mention creating in the local liquor market an oligopoly (the market condition that exists when there are few sellers, as a result of which they can greatly influence price and other market factors).
Both the local liquor oligopoly and the market for “certificates of compliance” hurt Clarksville’s local economy. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – In what would seem like a “no-brainer” the Clarksville City Council is set to vote on a proposed ethics policy at a special session today. Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has crafted an approach to dealing with ethics complaints within the city.
This should be fun. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Councilman for Ward 9 Joel Wallace and Councilman Geno Grubbs for Ward 7 are hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, January 28th, 2013, at 7:00pm-8:00pm. at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library located at 350 Pageant Lane.
Who will the mayor appoint to city committees?
Who’s in and who’s out?
Ever since the beginning of time, coffee shops and office gossipers have waited with “giddy” anticipation on learning just who the mayor likes, and who they don’t, and it comes in the form of committee appointments. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville City Councilmen Geno Grubbs and Joel Wallace to hold Town Hall Meeting January 28th, 2013
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Councilman Geno Grubbs of Ward 7 and Councilman Joel Wallace of ward 9 are hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, January 28th, 2013, at 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library located at 350 Pageant Lane.
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»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has called a Special Session of the City Council for the purpose of swearing in newly-elected member Valerie Guzman (Ward 5) and re-elected members James Lewis (Ward 3), Wallace Redd (Ward 4), David Allen (Ward 8), Joel Wallace (Ward 9) and Jeff Burkhart (Ward 12). «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Election Day polls opened at 7:00am, but I didn’t get going till 9:30am. My first stop was to vote at Smith school. After I voted, I took a few pictures before I headed off to the Election Commission.
“The elections today have been busy, very busy,” said Rita Wilson, the chairwoman of the Montgomery County Election Commission. A lot of people decided that they wanted to vote today, but they had not bothered to check and see where they were supposed to vote. So we are having a big backlog of them coming in and phone calls about that. But I think that people are really excited about election day,” according to Wilson.
Well the votes are in. The people have spoken. On a national level, it appears we’ll have four more years of economic struggle, attacks on the middle class, a health care system that is a disaster, and a national defense strategy that is virtually non-existent.
But the people have spoken. That’s what makes this country great. At least we get to vote, whether we like the outcome or not. I respect the will of the people. We don’t always get our way and all of us find that very difficult to deal with. «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»
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