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City of Clarksville Non-Profit Funding Applications due April 3rd, 2017


Qualifying charitable or civic organizations may apply

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Qualified non-profit charitable or civic organizations serving Clarksville have an opportunity to seek the City’s financial support on a limited basis.

The City is authorized under state statute (TCA 6-54-111) to appropriate money for non-profit organizations. The law also outlines which non-profit charitable or civic organizations are eligible.

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Clarksville City Council to vote on Ethics Policy


City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN –  In what would seem like a “no-brainer” the Clarksville City Council is set to vote on a proposed ethics policy at a special session today.  Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has crafted an approach to dealing with ethics complaints within the city.

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Termination appeal rejects CFD firing; next stop – the Mayor’s desk


Appeal panel rejects termination. CFD Engineer Steve Sherlock’s 18.5 year career tentatively continues.

City Attorney Harvey, appellant attorney Napolitano and the appeal panel- Geno Grubbs, Sharon Hust and Richard SwiftIn what became a marathon of persistence, a termination appeal hearing was conducted at the Clarksville Human Resource Department’s meeting room. The hearing was for Clarksville Fire Dept. Engineer Steve Sherlock in his quest to continue his service with the city’s fire department.

The hearing panel consisted of City Councilman Geno Grubbs, Sharon Hurst [CPD employee], and City Councilman Richard Swift. The hearing was conducted under a rotating police presence.

Attorney Peter Napolitano argues a point as Steve Sherlock observesFor over seven hours, the career of CFD engineer Steve Sherlock’s future with the fire department was up for review. During the tedious ordeal, testimony was given that reflected on past city government policies and practices which affected the ability and practice of city employees doing business with the city.

The debate went back to the early days of Mayor Piper’s first administration and the transition to Don Trotter’s return to the mayor’s office. There was tense debate and objections between the attorneys representing both sides. Political intrigue was even made mention as a motivation for the termination action and pursuit.

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