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New Clarksville City Council members sworn in

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Seven newly elected Clarksville City Council members were sworn in Tuesday afternoon during a special called meeting in the Council Chambers.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts swears in DaJuan Little, Ward 3.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts swears in DaJuan Little, Ward 3.

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Montgomery County announces Adult and Youth Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award Recipients

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Two Montgomery County residents were recognized in Franklin, Tennessee in February and again at the formal March County Commission meeting, because they were selected as the Montgomery County recipients of at the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards (GVSA).

The Governor’s Volunteer Stars Award is a statewide recognition program that was instituted by former Governor Phil Bredesen to honor and publicly recognize citizens in the adult and youth category from each county for their exemplary volunteer service to their community.

2019 Adult GVSA recipient Gary Norris.

2019 Adult GVSA recipient Gary Norris.

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Clarksville City Council elects Gary Norris for Ward 11 Council seat

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Thursday, June 13th, 2019, the Clarksville City Council voted for Gary Norris, a long-time resident of Clarksville who has served in several community leadership positions, to fill the vacant Ward 11 seat on the Council.

Gary Norris is congratulated by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts on being elected Clarksville City Council Councilman for Ward 11.

Gary Norris is congratulated by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts on being elected Clarksville City Council Councilman for Ward 11.

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District 22 Tennessee Senator elect Bill Powers resigns City Council seat

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On April 23rd, 2019, Bill Powers was elected District 22 Tennessee State Senator and then sworn in two days later. Powers has resigned his Ward 11 City Council seat.

“I am informing the City of my intentions to resign effective noon on May 1st, 2019,” Powers said Wednesday.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

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Joe Pitts sworn in as City of Clarksville Mayor

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts took the Oath of Office on Wednesday, telling a standing room only crowd at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center that it was “time to turn the page and move the city forward, together.”

Judge Tim Barnes, juvenile court judge with General Sessions jurisdiction in Montgomery County, administered the oath to Pitts, who then swore in three new City Council members and one incumbent member.

City of Clarksville's new mayor Joe Pitts was sworn in Wednesday.

City of Clarksville’s new mayor Joe Pitts was sworn in Wednesday.

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

 

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Six newly elected Council members also will take oath

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 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.

Clarksville Mayor-Elect Joe Pitts.

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League Of Voter Empowerment releases Endorsements for General Election

 

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Election 2018Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County “League Of Voter Empowerment” (L.O.V.E.), a voters club comprised of local residents who meet monthly to discuss politics and the current state of governmental affairs, has announced its endorsements for the November 6th, 2018 Federal, State and City General Election.

We believe the following group of candidates hold true to our mission statement of “having the best interest of their constituents in mind” and will best represent the people of our nation; state, city and county in the true democracy manner in which this country was built on.

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Visit Clarksville names 2017-18 Chairman and Board Members

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – The Visit Clarksville board of directors announces that Jerry Allbert has been named chairman for the 2017-18 year beginning July 1st, 2017

Allbert is director of the Montgomery County Parks Department and represents District 20 on the County Commission. He has served on the board since 2007 and as chairman in 2009-10.

Jerry Allbert named Visit Clarksville board of directors chairman for the 2017-18.

Jerry Allbert named Visit Clarksville board of directors chairman for the 2017-18.

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Former City Councilman Richard Powers passes away

 

Father of Councilman Bill Powers served in local government for 33 years

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Richard Randolph Powers, 92, a former City Councilman and County Commissioner, and the father of current Ward 11 City Councilman Bill Powers, died Sunday, January 22nd, 2017.

“Mr. Powers was a spirited gentleman who devoted time and effort to good government and his community. We honor his long service to the people of Clarksville,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said Monday. “Our condolences go out to Councilman Bill Powers and all his family and friends as they mourn the passing of Mr. Powers.”

Former City Councilman Richard Powers

Former City Councilman Richard Powers

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Clarksville’s Mayor Kim McMillan Re-elected; November 4th Election Results

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Across Tennessee yesterday, the voters went to the polls to select their representatives for a variety of Federal, State, and Local offices. In Montgomery County voters cast ballots for the Tennessee Governor, U.S. Senator, a Congressman , three Tennessee House seats, the Clarksville City Mayor, and half of the city council seats. Voters also cast ballots on 4 seperate Amendments to the Tennessee Constitution, and a local referendum on allowing retail food stores to offer sell wine in Clarksville; all were approved. Voter turnout was exceptionally low with just 8.09% of the voters choosing to cast ballots in Montgomery county.

In a hard-fought race to become the next Mayor of the city of Clarksville, current Mayor Kim McMillan was reelected with 46.47% of the vote. Challengers Bill Summers and Jeff Burkart split 53.45% of the vote.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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