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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts announces Freddie Montgomery as choice for Fire Chief

 

Clarksville City Council to consider Hopkinsville Chief Freddie Montgomery

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has selected Hopkinsville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery to lead Clarksville Fire Rescue after a nationwide search and consideration of a large field of candidates.

“Our search was broad and wide, and plenty of well-qualified candidates were interested in being Clarksville Fire Chief,” Mayor Pitts said Wednesday.

Hopkinsville Chief Freddie Montgomery is Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts choice for Fire Chief.

Hopkinsville Chief Freddie Montgomery is Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts choice for Fire Chief.

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City of Clarksville search for new Fire Chief begins

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has outlined the process the City will use to recruit a successor to Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Michael Roberts, who announced in January that he will retire July 31st, 2019 after 20 years in the position.

“This will be the first department head search for my administration,” Mayor Pitts said. “Without a doubt, this will be an important hire, and one we will not take lightly.”

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts names nine-member panel, outlines process for recruiting new Clarksville Fire Rescure Chief.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts names nine-member panel, outlines process for recruiting new Clarksville Fire Rescure Chief.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue promotes four leaders

 

City’s fire service grooms and develops talent from within

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Promotions of four longtime members of Clarksville Fire Rescue were celebrated Thursday with a pinning ceremony at Clarksville City Hall.

“It’s great to welcome these officers and their families, to congratulate them on their promotions and to thank them for the fine work they do to protect Clarksville residents and their property,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said. “I’m so proud of this group of officers who are moving up into top leadership roles in our fire service.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Fire Chief Mike Roberts observed the promotion of four Clarksville Fire Rescue officers on Thursday: Assistant Chief Steven Batten; District Chief Scott Owens; Capt. Jeremy Stewart; and Lt. Shawn Darnell.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Fire Chief Mike Roberts observed the promotion of four Clarksville Fire Rescue officers on Thursday: Assistant Chief Steven Batten; District Chief Scott Owens; Capt. Jeremy Stewart; and Lt. Shawn Darnell.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan lifts Burn Ban

 

Conditions improve after rainfall, cooler weather

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has lifted the burn ban that had been in effect for the City of Clarksville since October 31st.

The lifting of the ban means that reasonable outdoor open burning is once again permitted in all areas inside the city limits.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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City of Clarksville swears in new Firefighters

 

19 recent academy grads ready to protect growing City

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A couple of weeks ago, Clarksville Fire Rescue’s big news was all about bricks and mortar as a gleaming new Fire Station 11 was dedicated.

Last week, however, the focus turned to the flesh-and-blood, brains-and-brawn part of the equation.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Mike Roberts and Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed 19 new firefighters to the department on Friday.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Mike Roberts and Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed 19 new firefighters to the department on Friday.

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City of Clarksville announces Burn Ban Continues

 

All outdoor open burning inside the Clarksville city limits is prohibited

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reminds all residents that a burn ban remains in effect for the City of Clarksville.

The ban, which covers all areas within the city limits, took effect October 31st and prohibits all outdoor open burning, such as leaf burning, construction burning, bonfires, and any burning of brush, vegetation or household wastes.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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City of Clarksville announces Ricky Cumberland appointed Clarksville Fire Marshal

 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN –  Ricky Cumberland, a 20-year veteran of Clarksville Fire Rescue, has been promoted to Fire Marshal, Fire Chief Mike Roberts announced Friday.

Cumberland, 51 and a 1993 graduate of Austin Peay State University, has served as a Fire Prevention Officer with the department since 2001. He joined the city fire department in 1996 as a firefighter after three-years as a Clarksville Police Officer.

He officially begins as Fire Marshal on October 1st, and succeeds Ray Williams, who was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief earlier this year.

Clarksville Fire Marshal Ricky Cumberland

Clarksville Fire Marshal Ricky Cumberland

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Controversial Liquor Ordinance before Clarksville City Council

 

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville city council is scheduled to vote on a controversial ordinance that would eliminate the limit on the number of liquor stores allowed withing the city limits.  The controversial ordinance was presented to the Public Safety committee of the city council by Councilwoman Deanna McLaughlin.

Under her original proposal, which according to the ordinance hasn’t been amended since 1963, the new ordinance would have expanded the number of liquor stores permitted in the city to 20.

After discussion of the ordinance, the Public Safety Committee has recommended to the city council that they lift the limit entirely on the number of liquor stores allowed within the city limits.

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