Topic: Montgomery County Mayor
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 8th, 2019, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) held their annual Public Service Award.
This year’s award recipients were Lieutenant Cliff Smith from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Paramedic Russell “Andy” Merritt from the Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, and District Assistant Chief Shaun Arms from the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service.
Washington, D.C. – I’m not sure who decided to call the Senate’s August work period “recess,” but it could use a rebrand. I’m using this month to reconnect with Tennesseans from all corners of our great Volunteer State.
This past week, I visited Middle Tennessee, and received updates from local businessmen, health care professionals, and local officials who are tuned in to the region’s many successes, and emerging opportunities for growth.
Tennessee’s strong workforce, right-to-work law, and central location make companies eager to set up shop.
Visitor Spending in Montgomery County Tops $244.7 Million in 2018
Clarksville, TN – Out of 95 Tennessee counties, Montgomery County saw the second-highest growth rate in tourism spending of all in 2018. Direct travel spending increased 9.12% over 2017, for a record-high of $244.7 million.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell announced Tuesday that the state hit a record-high $22 billion in domestic and international travel spending, up 6% from 2017.
Montgomery County, TN – On Thursday, July 25th, 2019 a Special Budget meeting has been requested by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has requested at 6:00pm to correct a procedural error.
On Tuesday, during preparation of the official documents reflecting the actions taken at the Montgomery County Commission Meeting of July 15th, 2019, the County Clerk’s office discovered that after amendment of Resolution 19-7-4 to establish a tax rate in Montgomery County, Tennessee, at $2.99, the main motion then, as amended, was not called to the floor for a vote.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County budget process is usually finished at this time of the year and the County is operating under a new budget. But, until the certified tax rate was received by the state, which was provided by the state on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 the budget could not be finalized.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett has worked with staff to prepare a video to share the rationale behind keeping the current $3.07 property tax rate.
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, the Clarksville Montgomery County Green Certification Program held a green ribbon cutting to welcome Thurman Campbell Group (TCG) as the newest Green Certified organization.
The event was attended by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Program Manager Carlye Sommers and Program Board Members Daryl Pater, Haley Randell, Gene Fish and Doug Jones as well as by TCG staff.
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday afternoon, June 4th, 2019, around 70 people came out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Wade Bourne Nature Center at Montgomery County’s Rotary Park. Expected to open summer 2020, the nature center is named in honor of Wade Bourne because of his long-time passion and commitment to conservation and the outdoors.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Director of Parks Jerry Allbert, Architect Lane Lyle and Becky Bourne, widow of Wade Bourne, spoke to the crowd prior to the ceremonial groundbreaking.
Montgomery County, TN – Today, June 6th, 2019, the United States Army and Montgomery County Government signed an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters rotunda, Fort Campbell, KY at 10:30am.
Under the IGSA, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) will take over operation of Fort Campbell’s Stray Animal Program.
Montgomery County, TN – On Saturday, June 1st, 2019, Fort Campbell Soldiers take on City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Employees in the 10th Annual Tobacco Stick Game.
Hosted by the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce, the game is set to begin at 10:00am.
The annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game is held to help create goodwill, fun, and community relationship building between Fort Campbell soldiers and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County employees.
Montgomery County, TN – On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, a green ribbon cutting was held to recognize Kroger as the latest Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified organization. The certification covered all three Kroger stores in Clarksville (Dover Crossing, Madison Street and Lowes Drive).
Those in attendance at the Green Ribbon Cutting were Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, Montgomery County Chief of Staff Kyle Johnson, Program Manager Carlye Sommers and Program board members Daryl Pater, Haley Randell and Doug Jones.
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