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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan urges Clarksville to “Play Ball”

 

City teams up with Major League Baseball, Conference of Mayors

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will host Clarksville youth in the Mayor’s Play Ball program June 22nd, 2018 at Heritage Park as part of her continued support of “Play Ball Summer,” a U.S. Conference of Mayors initiative that promotes baseball and softball as great pathway to an active and healthy lifestyle.

The Mayor’s Play Ball event will give youngsters ages 5-18 the chance to hit and run the bases at Heritage Park’s baseball and softball fields.

On Major League Baseball’s Opening Day Thursday, Mayor Kim McMillan urged citizens to enjoy the start of another baseball season. “The Red Sox are one of my favorite teams, so I'm wearing a Boston cap, “ McMillan said.  “Join me and wear your favorite cap for the start of the season.”

On Major League Baseball’s Opening Day Thursday, Mayor Kim McMillan urged citizens to enjoy the start of another baseball season. “The Red Sox are one of my favorite teams, so I’m wearing a Boston cap, “ McMillan said. “Join me and wear your favorite cap for the start of the season.”

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan shares award with Businesses, Staff

 

Clarksville Mayor highlights Partner America resources

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan accepted the Partner America Small Business Advocate Award on behalf of “all the City’s small businesses and all the City departments that make good things happen for Clarksville’s citizens and businesses.”

The United States Conference of Mayors and the Partner America Program presented McMillan the award at a reception Wednesday at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center in recognition of her dedication to Clarksville’s small business community.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan accepts the Partner America Small Business Advocate Award from Jeff Bean, Managing Director at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, on Wednesday. McMillan said she accepted it on behalf of the local businesses and City departments who made it possible.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan accepts the Partner America Small Business Advocate Award from Jeff Bean, Managing Director at the U.S. Conference of Mayors, on Wednesday. McMillan said she accepted it on behalf of the local businesses and City departments who made it possible.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins efforts to combat hate, extremism

 

250 Mayors sign ‘Compact’ to promote tolerance, inclusion

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has joined with more than 250 mayors from the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League on Friday to launch an initiative to fight discrimination and injustice and promote tolerance and inclusion.

The Mayors Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry calls for mayors to “use the bully pulpit to speak out against racism, extremism, xenophobia, white supremacy and all forms of bigotry.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins Mayors delegation in Washington D.C.

 

City leaders urge Senators to seek real solutions

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was part of a select delegation of U.S Conference of Mayors leaders who visited Washington this week to discuss a way forward on key national topics with local implications, including healthcare, infrastructure and tax reform.

The mayors, representing cities across America, emphasized bipartisanship and stressed to lawmakers that policies emerging from Congress should put people first and hopefully will include consultation with mayors and governors.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors met with Tennessee's U.S. Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander on Wedesday in Washington, D.C.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors met with Tennessee’s U.S. Sens. Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander on Wedesday in Washington, D.C.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan urges Congress to protect Block Grants

 

President Donald Trump’s budget would slash federal money returned to cities

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joined with other municipal leaders across America Friday to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposal to eliminate the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which has had a large positive impact in the City of Clarksville.

“CDBG grants help real people, and help make our communities great,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said Friday. “Community Development Block Grants are the only federal funding source that gives city leaders discretion in how the money is spent.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan discusses the Issues; looks at Clarksville’s bright Future

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Tomorrow, Tuesday October 3rd, is Tennessee’s General Election. Ballots will be cast on a range of offices and issues. Clarksville will also be electing the Mayor for the next four years. The candidates are Mayor Kim McMillan, City Councilman Bill Summers, and City Councilman Jeff Burkart.

Current Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was sworn into office in January of 2011. When she was elected, her first goal was to reestablish the trust and integrity in the Mayor’s office. She came into office with two decades of experience representing the citizens of Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan launches Campaign to encourage Safe Storage and Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announces the launch of a public education campaign to encourage the safe storage and proper disposal of prescription medications.

The campaign, which is part of a national awareness initiative called Safeguard My Meds, will involve a concerted effort by law enforcement officials, medical professionals and citizens of Clarksville to reduce the abuse of prescription medications.

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

Clarksville Medication Drop Box

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Clarksville City Council Session August 1st Recap – Part I

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month voting session. As I had mentioned in comments of the agenda that I sent out, there were an assortment of issues to address. This is Part I of my report.

Ordinance 5-2013-14 (Funding new LED street lights with Conservation Bonds)

In this project the mayor wants to use/spend $1.2 million in Treasury backed bonds to buy 765 LED replacement streetlights. Energy savings are projected to bring a payback in just under 16 years. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s Martin Luther King Day Message

 

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – I have just returned from a U.S. Conference of Mayors conference in Washington D.C. where I spent a couple of days with mayors from across the nation.

During that time, I had the opportunity to hear about the issues and challenges that other towns face. Many we share, some we don’t.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan speaks about her Economic Development and Cultural Exchange trip to Saudi Arabia

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – A few weeks ago, I was extremely honored to be asked to represent Clarksville on an economic development and cultural exchange trip to Saudi Arabia. The trip was organized by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and was fully funded by the Saudi Arabian government.

It was not funded by the taxpayers in any way. This is the fifth year that select U.S. mayors have been invited to Saudi Arabia. I was so pleased that Clarksville was selected as one of the represented cities because I believe it shows that our reputation as a growing and vibrant city is being recognized around the country and now around the world. «Read the rest of this article»

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