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City of Clarksville’s Gas Sales to Guthrie can not be regulated by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

 

U.S. Court of Appeals rules in favor of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., has ruled in favor of the City of Clarksville, agreeing that the City is exempt under the Natural Gas Act from having gas sales to Guthrie, KY, regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Clarksville City Council; What’s new? Not much

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville TN – The 2013 edition of the Clarksville city council was sworn in this week. They also held their first official meeting of the year. So what’s new?

Not much.

Voters had real opportunity to make change this past November, but as we’ve seen, we say we want change, but we’re not willing to vote for it. It’s a real curiosity to me that with all the complaining, and the obvious need for something to change, the voters just don’t seem to care. Why do we keep putting the same people in office, then gripe about what they’re doing? «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council reaches new low

 

Hank BonecutterI think we can all agree that we’ve had about enough of politics to last a lifetime. Especially local politics.  November 6th can’t get here quick enough and THAT’S  an understatement.

What once was a process that brought out the best in our city AND country, has now become an ugly display of hate, and division. That display has never been more evident than within our own Clarksville City Council. «Read the rest of this article»

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Councilwoman Kaye Jones targets abatement debts owed to City of Clarksville

 

Investigation by City Councilwoman Kaye Jones results in savings to tax payers and new procedures being put in place. City to Audit Building and Codes Department

Clarksville City Council - Ward 11Clarksville, TN – During the budget hearing for the 2012 city budget, City Councilwoman Kaye Jones questioned the policy of the city Building and Codes Department and the Finance Department showing uncollected debts as income in the city budget.

These uncollected debts some of which have been owed for a very long time, seemed unintentionally, to inflate the income to off set expenditures which made the budget appear better than it was. «Read the rest of this article»

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Johnny Piper vs. Clarksville Department of Electricity Lawsuit Settlement reached

 
Hank Bonecutter

Hank Bonecutter

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Online has learned that a settlement has been reached to pay legal fees for the lawsuit involving former mayor Johnny Piper and Clarksville Department of Electricity.

Roger Maness, attorney for Piper, confirmed that he will be paid $33,000 in legal fees for his work relating to the lawsuit filed by Piper.  Maness told Clarksville Online “I’m satisfied with the financial settlement, but disappointed at the outcome of the lawsuit.  We’re still convinced that the action undertaken by the District Attorney and City of Clarksville was unwarranted and unfair.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Former Clarksville Department of Electricity head to plead guilty Friday

 
Rick Ingram (South Carolina Department of Corrections)

Rick Ingram

Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Online and our news partner WJZM radio has learned that former Clarksville Department of Electricity superintendent Rick Ingram will plead guilty in Federal Court in Nashville Tennessee this Friday to a 36 count indictment that alleged he conspired to defraud CDE of thousands of dollars.

In a story first reported by Clarksville Online January 24th, it’s alleged that during the time Ingram was at CDE, he conspired with others to defraud the utility and it’s ratepayers. He’s charged with stealing sums of $32,150 and $156,139.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission to hire Nashville law firm to Investigate Employee Grievance

 
Hank Bonecutter

Hank Bonecutter

Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission voted to hire Nashville attorney, H. Rowan Leathers III of the Nashville law firm Miller & Martin PLLC, to investigate an employee grievance filed by John Spainhoward against Mabel Larson, a member of the planning commission.

In a special called meeting on Wednesday, Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker and Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay gave three recommendations to the commission for their consideration.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Chairman Mike Harrison expresses his concerns on spending taxpayers dollars on an investigation.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Chairman Mike Harrison expresses his concerns on spending taxpayers dollars on an investigation.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commissioner Robert Nichols wants answers

 
Hank Bonecutter

Hank Bonecutter

Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission will meet today to discuss hiring a law firm to investigate a grievance against commissioner Mabel Larson.  Fellow planning commissioner Robert Nichols has informed board chairman Mike Harrison that he wants to know the following:

What is the desired outcome of these proceedings?

This investigation is to satisfy the grievance of John (Spainhoward) what is success from his point of view?

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission meeting to discuss investigation into Employee Grievance

 
Hank Bonecutter

Hank Bonecutter

Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission will hold a special called meeting Wednesday at 4:00pm to hear recommendations from Clarksville City Attorney Lance Baker, and Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay on a list of law firms they suggest could handle an investigation into a grievance filed against a member of the Planning Commission.

Last week, during another special called meeting, the board voted to hire an independent law firm to investigate claims made by John Spainhoward against commissioner Mabel Larson. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission votes to hire lawyers to investigate Employee Grievance

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning CommissionClarksville, TN – There was tension in the air at a special called meeting of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission today, as commissioners voted to hire attorneys to investigate a grievance filed by an employee of the commission against a member of the planning commission, Mabel Larson.

City of Clarksville attorney Lance Baker offering his professional advice to the Regional Planning Commission Board Members

City of Clarksville attorney Lance Baker offering his professional advice to the Regional Planning Commission Board Members

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