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Joe Pitts to be sworn in as Clarksville Mayor, January 2nd


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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Oath of Office ceremony for newly elected City of Clarksville officials will be at 4:00pm Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.

Judge Tim Barnes, juvenile court judge with General Sessions jurisdiction in Montgomery County, will administer the oath to Mayor-Elect Joe Pitts. Then Pitts will swear in three new City Council members, and three incumbent Council members.

Clarksville Mayor Elect Joe Pitts to take Oath of Office on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Clarksville Mayor Elect Joe Pitts to take Oath of Office on Wednesday, January 2nd.

New Council members are Vondell Richmond, Ward 2; Travis Holleman, Ward 7; and Stacey Streetman, Ward 10.

Incumbent City Council members who are returning for another term are Richard Garrett, Ward 1; Wanda Smith, Ward 6; and Bill Powers, Ward 11.

Mayor-Elect Pitts and the incoming Council members were chosen by voters in the November 6th City general election, and each will begin a four-year term. Members from the other six wards — Ron Erb, Ward 3; Tim Chandler, Ward 4; Valerie Guzman, Ward 5; David Allen, Ward 8; Jeff Henley, Ward 9; and Jeff Burkhart, Ward 12 — are in the middle of their current four-year terms.

The public swearing-in ceremony will be conducted during a special called session that also will include election of a Mayor Pro Tem. After the meeting, the Mayor and City Council will join with supporters and well-wishers for brief reception.

The Wilma Rudolph Event Center is located at 1188 Cumberland Drive in Clarksville.




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