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City of Clarksville honors memory of Jeffrey Prosecky with Plaque

 

Family, officials gather for Solemn Remembrance

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Family members, coworkers at Clarksville Street Department, City leaders and members of the Tennessee General Assembly gathered Monday, June 29th, 2020 for the unveiling of a plaque to honor the memory of Jeffrey Prosecky Jr., a Street Department worker who was killed on the job last year.

Ericka Prosecky, Clarksville Street Department Director David Shepard and Mayor Joe Pitts unveiled Monday a plaque to honor the memory of Jeffrey Prosecky Jr.

Ericka Prosecky, Clarksville Street Department Director David Shepard and Mayor Joe Pitts unveiled Monday a plaque to honor the memory of Jeffrey Prosecky Jr.

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Clarksville Street Department gets ready for Wintry Mix

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Street Department on Monday prepared equipment and personnel to battle the wintry mix of ice and snow that was forecast to hit the area Tuesday morning, December 10th.

Street Department officials said that the department had a number of dump trucks fitted with salt boxes and were prepared to hit the streets Tuesday morning as needed.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday.

Light snow expected across Clarksville-Montgomery County Tuesday.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts bestows Employee Service Awards

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – For Eddie Combs, who’s worked for CDE Lightband for 45 years, trees are a big deal.

Combs has spent the last 11 years as the utility’s right-of-way foreman, and a big part of that job is managing how trees interact — or better, how they don’t interact — with power lines.

Eddie Combs, a 45-year employee at CDE Lightband, is congratulated Wednesday by CDE General Manager Brian Taylor, left, and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts. The City of Clarksville presented service pins to more than 200 workers at its annual employee awards breakfast.

Eddie Combs, a 45-year employee at CDE Lightband, is congratulated Wednesday by CDE General Manager Brian Taylor, left, and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts. The City of Clarksville presented service pins to more than 200 workers at its annual employee awards breakfast.

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City of Clarksville battered by Heavy Rain and High Winds

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Trees and power lines were knocked down by high winds late Thursday and early Friday across the city, while heavy rains forced water over roadways in some low-lying areas.

Emergency management officials said Clarksville saw from 6 to 7.5 inches of rain overnight, and winds with gusts up to 44 mph. The rain was pushing the Red River and the Cumberland River to flood stage. Localized flash flooding was occurring along the creeks and streams that flow into the rivers.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

A CDE Lightband worker moves a boom truck into place to repair a power line ripped off a residence by a falling tree in the Idaho Springs neighborhood near Dunbar Cave Road.

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Property Tax Relief Bill Advances

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

#SayDyslexia bill passes the Senate

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week.  This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1410/Senate Bill 1484 (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) cleared the House Local Full Committee this week and is now scheduled for the Finance Sub Committee on Tuesday, April 12th.  This legislation will repeal the “Save our Property Tax Relief” legislation, Public Chapter 481, which passed last year.

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes Clarksville teachers to the State Capitol on March 29th.  (L to R: Back Row) Maria Uffleman (TEA Uniserv), Robert Maglaughlin, P.T. Miller, Ray Szczepaniak, Becky Adames, State Representative Joe Pitts. (L to R: Front Row) Emily Clay, Wendy Gerhart, Karen Maglaughlin, Becky Jackman.

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes Clarksville teachers to the State Capitol on March 29th. (L to R: Back Row) Maria Uffleman (TEA Uniserv), Robert Maglaughlin, P.T. Miller, Ray Szczepaniak, Becky Adames, State Representative Joe Pitts. (L to R: Front Row) Emily Clay, Wendy Gerhart, Karen Maglaughlin, Becky Jackman.

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Bavarian Polymers Expanding In Dickson Tennessee

 

Extrusion profile manufacturer to create 27 jobs

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Bavarian Polymers officials announced today the company will invest $2.7 million to expand operations at its Dickson Facility.

The door and window extrusion profile manufacturer will create 27 new jobs in Dickson County.

Bavarian Polymers in Dickson Tennessee

Bavarian Polymers in Dickson Tennessee

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City of Clarksville issues update on Roads and Services

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – As of noon today, all of the City of Clarskville’s major roads should be cleared. The Street Department is now able to focus on the residential areas and they should be cleared by tomorrow afternoon.

In addition to every available piece of equipment the City had on hand, four additional road graders were rented to help clear the ice and snow.

Clarksville Street Department has cleared all major roads. They are now focusing on residential areas.

Clarksville Street Department has cleared all major roads. They are now focusing on residential areas.

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Clarksville Street Department becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Street Department is the latest city department to become Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified.

City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Chamber Vice President Melinda Shepard were present at the green ribbon cutting to congratulate the employees.

(L to R) Daryl Pater, County Mayor Durrett, Scott Bibb, David Shepard, Oliver Sykes, City Mayor McMillan, Jeff Bryant, Ashlie Farmer, Chris Cowen, Charlie Gentry and Melinda Shepard.

(L to R) Daryl Pater, County Mayor Durrett, Scott Bibb, David Shepard, Oliver Sykes, City Mayor McMillan, Jeff Bryant, Ashlie Farmer, Chris Cowen, Charlie Gentry and Melinda Shepard.

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Tennessee State Representatives John Tidwell and David Shepard to host Job Fair in Dickson

 

Jobs4TN Hiring event will include over 30 regional employers

Jobs4TNDickson, TN – Tennessee State Representatives David Shepard (D-69) and John Tidwell (D-74) will be co-hosting a job fair on Thursday, June 19th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Lester Speyer Community Complex, 115 Tennsco Drive, Dickson, TN.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Announces Transportation Grant for City of Dickson

 

Grant to Fund Downtown Revitalization Phase III

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $595,461 transportation alternative grant to the City of Dickson for Phase III of the Downtown Revitalization Project.

The project will add improvements to sections of West College Street and Main Street, and is a continuation of the overall downtown revitalization that began in 2008. Phase III includes sidewalks with brick pavers, new pavement, new crosswalks, and ADA compliant sidewalk ramps, parking areas and signage. The project will also add decorative street lighting, landscaping and pedestrian amenities. «Read the rest of this article»

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