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Austin Peay State University’s PELP students bring in local leaders for Poli-Talk

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) sophomore Phoenix Tarpy began her college career believing Clarksville-Montgomery County’s elected leaders were inaccessible. Why, she thought, would they be interested in talking with college students?

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

Poli-Talk – a panel discussion on local politics hosted by APSU’s President’s Emerging Leaders Program (PELP)

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Montgomery County, Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees Present Agenda to State Representatives

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County and the City of Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committees jointly presented Clarksville and Montgomery County’s Legislative Agenda list to state representatives at a reception on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019.

This was the first time the County and City have presented their agendas together.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

(L to R) Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, District 74 Rep. Jay Reedy, District 68 Rep. Curtis Johnson, District 67 Rep. Jason Hodges, District 22 State Sen. Bill Powers and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present wish lists to State Lawmakers

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – From seeking a Military Affairs Commission to calling for progress on a truckload of important road projects, City Council members are ready to present their list of legislative priorities to lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County in the Tennessee General Assembly.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present wish lists to State Lawmakers

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present wish lists to State Lawmakers

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Clarksville City Council Committee starts work on legislative agenda

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Input from citizens about issues and priorities the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County should recommend to local members of the Tennessee General Assembly is wanted by the City Council ad-hoc committee.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present unified list of Statehouse priorities.

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City of Clarksville, Montgomery County to present joint Legislative Agenda

 

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts appoints committee to identify Statehouse priorities

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has formed an ad-hoc committee of City Council members to work on a joint City-County legislative agenda to present to state lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts names (L to R) Jeff Burkhart, Ron Erb and Stacey Streetman to ad-hoc committee.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts names (L to R) Jeff Burkhart, Ron Erb and Stacey Streetman to ad-hoc committee.

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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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Clarksville City Council approves Clarksville Family Athletic Complex land purchase

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council voted 8-4 Friday, giving final approval of the purchase of 300 acres of land off Rossview Road near Interstate 24 Exit 8 for use as the Clarksville Family Athletic Complex.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said the 300-acre purchase would accommodate a proposed Tennessee State Soccer Association state soccer park and a baseball stadium complex to attract a Prospect League summer collegiate baseball team, both of which are key components of the plan to develop the Athletic Complex using increased sports tourism-related revenues.

Clarksville City Council's second and final vote is 8-4 in favor of land purchase for a Clarksville Family Athletic Complex.

Clarksville City Council’s second and final vote is 8-4 in favor of land purchase for a Clarksville Family Athletic Complex.

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Clarksville City Council votes 8-5 to buy land for Clarksville Family Athletic Complex

 

Second and final vote expected Friday afternoon at 4:00pm

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council voted 8-5 Thursday to approve a new ordinance allowing purchase of land off Rossview Road near Interstate 24 Exit 8 for use as an athletic complex.

After the Council voted 7-6 against purchasing a larger 409-acre tract on May 3rd, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announced she would continue efforts to win approval of her Clarksville Family Athletic Complex project.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan's new ordiance for Clarksville Family Athletic Complex project was approved Thursday by the City Council.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s new ordiance for Clarksville Family Athletic Complex project was approved Thursday by the City Council.

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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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