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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report for August 7th, 2014; Homeless Shelter Distance reduced


Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual regular session meeting on Thursday night, which was also election night. Only a couple of items of note were on the agenda.

Ordinance 7 -2014-15  (Homeless Shelter Distance)

The ordinance was related to homeless shelter and residential separation distance requirements. Currently, the distance is 1000 feet. The requested change was to 500 feet. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Report for July 1st, 2014


Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Due to the upcoming 4th of July weekend, the city council moved its regular voting session to July 1st. It was an interesting evening.

Ordinance 7 – 2014-15 (Homeless Shelter Distance)

This ordinance proposed to shrink the distance that a homeless shelter could be located from residential properties. Currently, the distance requirement is 1000 feet. According to map inquiries by the Planning Commission, there are only four locations left in Clarksville that would allow a shelter to be at this separation requirement. «Read the rest of this article»

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The Salvation Army Needs Your Donations


Clarksville, TN – The Salvation Army’s Thrift Store is in need of items in good condition to sell. They are looking for used furniture, electronics, appliances, clothing, jewelry, books and various knick-knacks. The proceeds generated by your donations help keep the Salvation Army’s Emergency Shelter on Kraft Street open.

“It’s costly to operate a shelter and provide for the needs of individuals and families. Please help us in our mission with your donation,” said Jill Crow. «Read the rest of this article»

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Salvation Army Shelter plans Open House at new Kraft Street campus


The Clarksville Salvation Army  will celebrate the completion of its new Emergency Shelter on Kraft Street with an Open House on Sunday, February 22, from 1-4 p.m., with a special program at 1:30 p.m.

Contractor James D. Amos stands with Salvation Army Majors Shelly and Grady Pearson as the "future home" of the S.A. Shelter becomes reality

Clarksville Online toured the facility Thursday with Majors Grady and Shelly Pearson, and the shelter’s volunteer  contractor, James Amos. The Pearsons are  on their second tour in the Queen City, having been stationed here from 1997 through 2000. «Read the rest of this article»

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Community to Hold Emergency Forum to Discuss Homeless Shelter Near Elementary School


The Salvation Army LogoThe Urban Resource Center will host a Community Forum – Friday December 29, 2006 at the New Providence Hill Outreach Community Center, 207 Oak St. Clarksville, TN from 7: 00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

We will gather to discuss the recent move by the Clarksville Salvation Army to open a homeless shelter on the same property as the Byrns-Darden Elementary School. «Read the rest of this article»


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