Clarksville City Council to develop a list of Statehouse priorities
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has formed a committee of Clarksville City Council members to work on a City legislative agenda to present to state lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County.
Ward 10 Councilperson Stacey Streetman will chair the committee, which will include Ward 5 Councilperson Jason Knight, Ward 6 Councilperson Wanda Smith, Ward 7 Councilperson Travis Holleman and Ward 11 Councilperson Ashlee Evans.
The committee will seek input from City Council members, Department Heads, and the public on the issues and priorities the City should recommend for action by local members of the Tennessee General Assembly.
As for timing, the committee invites public input through July. Then it will do its research and deliberation and present recommendations to the full City Council in August. City and County governments will present their separate lists of legislative priorities to the state delegation this fall before the start of the General Assembly in January 2022.
The current state delegation that represents all or part of Clarksville-Montgomery County includes District 68 Representative Curtis Johnson; District 67 Representative Jason Hodges; District 74 Representative Jay Reedy; and District 22 Senator Bill Powers.