Topic: Jim Durrett
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville City Council members quickly voted Tuesday in a special called meeting to endorse Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett’s executive order that requires all employees of businesses open to the public in Clarksville-Montgomery County to wear face masks.
The Council vote was 11 yes, with two members absent.
Montgomery County, TN – On Monday, July 6th, 2020, the Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization (VSO) celebrated the opening of their new office space with a ribbon-cutting at Veterans Plaza.
“When I began this job, Mayor Durrett gave me two directives. One was for the VSO to have greater visibility in the community and the other was to reduce the amount of time it took to serve our veterans,” said stated Montgomery County VSO Director Andrew Kester.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, signed Executive Emergency Order #9 today, Monday, July 6th, 2020 to require the wearing of face masks by all employees of businesses open to the public in Montgomery County.
On Friday evening, July 3rd, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued Executive Order #54 giving authority to county mayors to issue COVID-19 Coronavirus face mask requirements. Montgomery County is one of 89 counties in the State of Tennessee that was given this authority.
Montgomery County, TN – Happy 4th of July Montgomery County!
As we approach the birth of America’s independence, I would like to share a few things that have been on my mind lately.
First, let me start with COVID-19 Coronavirus. That’s probably been on everyone’s mind lately. Today, our numbers are not trending in the direction they need to trend. Although our number of positive tests to overall tests is below 4%, our results for the last 14 days are moving in the wrong direction.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Agero, Inc. (Agero) is expanding its call center operation and strengthening its presence in Clarksville, with a capital investment of $2 Million and the creation of 900 jobs.
The state-of-the-art call center, established in 2012, provides critical roadside assistance and safety and security services.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe announce Agero, Inc. in Clarksville to Expand, Create 900 Jobs
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe today, Tuesday, June 20th, 2020 announced that Agero, Inc. plans to invest $2 million in capital to expand its operations in Clarksville and create 900 jobs by 2025.
To support this growth, Agero has expanded its Clarksville operations by nearly 14,000 square feet.
Montgomery County, TN – In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders No. 16 and 51, regarding limiting gatherings to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, and allowing public meetings to take place by electronic means; the Informal County Commission meeting scheduled on July 6th, 2020 at 6:00pm will be conducted in-person for Montgomery County Commissioners only.
The public will not be allowed in the meeting room.
Montgomery County, TN – Beginning July 6th, 2020 Montgomery County Commission meetings will be open to the public. Additionally, public hearings and requests to address the County Commission will resume at the meetings.
There will be limited capacity within the commission chambers in order to practice social distancing. Once capacity has been met, the Montgomery County deputies on duty will no longer allow people to enter the building.
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville will host a “Forum on Race & Justice” featuring a moderated discussion among leaders of government, law enforcement and faith-based organizations.
The virtual town hall event will be from 5:00pm-6:30pm on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020. It will be live streamed from the City Council Chambers on CDE Lightband Channel 3 and online at www.cityofclarksville.com
Montgomery County, TN – Skip Burchett has been appointed as the new Montgomery County Director of Information Technology, effective July 2nd, 2020. Burchett will be replacing Kurt Bryant who will be retiring on July 1st. Bryant has been serving as the County IT Director since May 2011.
Burchett has worked as a senior network administrator for Montgomery County Government since July 2013.
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