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Montgomery County Legislative Liaison Committee makes Final Call for Public Input on 2021 Legislative Agenda for Montgomery County

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Legislative Liaison Committee is making a final request for the public to submit legislative agenda items to develop the 2021 Legislative Agenda for lawmakers in Nashville.

This agenda includes items specific to issues in Montgomery County, as well as statewide, that need to be addressed.

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APSU’s Top Students visit Tennessee State Capitol

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The Montgomery County Legislative Delegation had the honor of meeting with Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and six students from their honors program this week. They came to the Legislature to showcase their undergraduate research and what they’re working on at the moment.

The faculty that accompanied them was the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Rex Gandy, Director of Business and Community relations Carol Clark, and the Director of the Honors Program, Dr. Linda Barnes. These students are very bright and creative and deserve recognition.

Austin Peay Honor Students at the Tennessee State Capitol.

Austin Peay Honor Students at the Tennessee State Capitol.

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Montgomery County Delegation introduces City of Clarksville Charter Changes

 

This is the next in a series of updates regarding legislation filed by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) for the second session of the 107th General Assembly.

The Seal of the State of TennesseeClarksville, TN –  Members of the Montgomery County legislative delegation have introduced HB3885/SB3815 this week. This legislation makes changes to the charter of the City of Clarksville as requested by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Clarksville.

The proposal is quite lengthy and is available for viewing on the website of the Tennessee General Assembly www.capitol.tn.gov. «Read the rest of this article»

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City Updates, August 23rd

 

Charter Revisions

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN –  Late yesterday afternoon Mayor McMillan notified the council that work would resume on Tuesday, August 30th at 2:30pm at City Hall on the Charter Revisions. The Montgomery County Legislative delegation will be in attendance and all council members are invited to attend and participate.

City Legal Results: The city has won another court case. This case was Ken Moore (police officer discharged for violation of CPD policy) vs City. This was a federal court case and the jury found that the city had no violations or liability with any of the claims asserted by the Plaintiff. «Read the rest of this article»

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Supplemental Attorney General opinion requested

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is requesting that the Montgomery County Legislative Delegation ask for a supplemental Attorney General’s Opinion regarding the composition and terms of Power Board members.

Based on last week’s Attorney General’s Opinion regarding the hiring of Superintendent Johnny Piper by the Clarksville Department of Electricity Power Board, it appears the city charter and city code are in conflict with the state law under which the Clarksville Department of Electricity was established. «Read the rest of this article»

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Proposed Amendment to City’s Private Act Charter

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan intends to request the City Council to approve a resolution that will ask the Montgomery County Legislative Delegation to introduce legislation to amend the city’s Private Act Charter to incorporate Section 1-208 of the city code restricting the employment by the city of a former mayor or city council member until a designated time period has elapsed. «Read the rest of this article»

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Local Attorney takes oath of office. Now it’s Senator Barnes!

 

The Montgomery County Legislative Delegation gained a new member Tuesday morning. The State Senate held swearing-in ceremony for the new members amid pomp and circumstance.

Senator Tim Barnes with family in the Senate LoungeTuesday morning marked a change in Tennessee political and legislative history. For Montgomery County, it marked a new name joining our legislative delegation. As the State Senate was called to order, the new members of Senate stood and took their oath of office. With his family watching, Clarksville Attorney Tim Barnes raised his hand and swore his commitment to the people of this state, its laws and governance.

Attending the swearing-in ceremony, the Barnes Family looked on as Attorney Tim Barnes became Tennessee State Senator Tim Barnes, District 22. The chamber was filled with family, friends, supporters and colleagues. The atmosphere was filled with anticipation and drama at what the moments to come would herald.

“There are not any words to express how honored I am to be serving the citizens of Cheatham, Houston and Montgomery county,” Barnes said, “I ran for this office to help the working families of the 22nd District, and I intend to get to work immediately doing just that.” «Read the rest of this article»

 



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