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Montgomery County Wheel Tax Reimbursement Program to based on Age, Income

 

Applications for the Montgomery County Wheel Tax Reimbursement Program will be Available in 2021

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The $25.00 wheel tax increase for schools that passed with a two-thirds vote by the Montgomery County Commission on October 12th, 2020 goes into effect on February 1st, 2021. An amendment to the resolution providing an exemption based on age and income was unanimously approved by the County Commission.

The exemption is for individuals who are 65-years-old or older at the time of initial registration issuance or renewal with a household income not to exceed $25,000 annually.

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Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office extends Tax Relief Deadlines to May 6th

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Trustee’s Office was informed by the Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office that Tenn. Code Ann. § 28-1-116 (2017), that originally covered court proceedings, now covers tax relief deadlines.

This means property tax relief and tax freeze applications that were originally due back to the Trustee’s office on April 6th have been extended to May 6th, 2020.

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Leadership Middle Tennessee Announces Class of 2020

 

Leadership Middle TennesseeHendersonville, TN – Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc. (LMT), the regional leadership organization that encompasses a 10-county collective of community leaders in Middle Tennessee,  announces the 40 members of the incoming Class of 2020. The class is selected by a vetting process within the leadership of the LMT Board of Directors.

Leadership Middle Tennessee members from Montgomery County: (Top L to R) Ronald Bailey, Andrea Goble, and Virginia Holleman. (Bot L to R) Grayson Smith, and Kimberly Wiggins.

Leadership Middle Tennessee members from Montgomery County: (Top L to R) Ronald Bailey, Andrea Goble, and Virginia Holleman. (Bot L to R) Grayson Smith, and Kimberly Wiggins.

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold Public Candidate Debate, July 11th

 

Clarksville Association of Realtors®

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors® (CAR) will host a public debate on Wednesday, July 11th which will include candidates from various Montgomery County races, including County Mayor, County Commission, County Trustee, and School Board.

The School Board debate will begin at 12:00pm, which will include candidates Carol Berry, Lamar Coker, and Loretta Morris. Montgomery County Trustee candidates Corinthia Elder and Kimberly Wiggins will debate at 1:00pm.

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Corinthia Elder to run for Montgomery County Trustee

 

Election 2018Clarksville, TN – A longtime local trustee official has announced her candidacy to be the next Montgomery County Trustee.

Corinthia P. Elder, 47, has qualified to run in the May Republican primary. If she wins, she’ll run in the August general election to succeed current Trustee Brenda Radford. She currently serves as the county’s chief deputy trustee.

“It’s very important that the next County Trustee be someone with the education, experience and leadership skills to lead the office,” Elder said. “I believe with my past work experience, I am qualified to hit the ground running and lead the office forward on Day One.”

Corinthia Elder announces candidacy for Montgomery County Trustee.

Corinthia Elder announces candidacy for Montgomery County Trustee.

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Clarksville Citizens testify before House Local Government Committee

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Three citizens from Clarksville testified before the House Local Government Committee this week urging support for House Bill 2156 which helps restore some property tax relief for disabled veterans. There are currently several bills dealing with Property Tax Relief for veterans.

“I support these bills, and feel strongly that some tax relief will be funded in the 2016-17 budget,” Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson said.

Ms. Sherry Pickering with the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition was first to testify. Also adding their expertise were Brenda Radford, Montgomery County Trustee, and Bill Summers, legislative representative for the Military Officer Association of American and a retired Air Force Officer.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Property Tax Relief Bill Advances

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

#SayDyslexia bill passes the Senate

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week.  This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1410/Senate Bill 1484 (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) cleared the House Local Full Committee this week and is now scheduled for the Finance Sub Committee on Tuesday, April 12th.  This legislation will repeal the “Save our Property Tax Relief” legislation, Public Chapter 481, which passed last year.

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes Clarksville teachers to the State Capitol on March 29th.  (L to R: Back Row) Maria Uffleman (TEA Uniserv), Robert Maglaughlin, P.T. Miller, Ray Szczepaniak, Becky Adames, State Representative Joe Pitts. (L to R: Front Row) Emily Clay, Wendy Gerhart, Karen Maglaughlin, Becky Jackman.

Representative Joe Pitts welcomes Clarksville teachers to the State Capitol on March 29th. (L to R: Back Row) Maria Uffleman (TEA Uniserv), Robert Maglaughlin, P.T. Miller, Ray Szczepaniak, Becky Adames, State Representative Joe Pitts. (L to R: Front Row) Emily Clay, Wendy Gerhart, Karen Maglaughlin, Becky Jackman.

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Veterans Property Tax Relief Bill Advances

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts
Attorney General Opinion regarding the use of Veterans Income in Calculating Property Tax Relief

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – On February 3rd, 2016, I requested the State Attorney General Herbert Slatery to review and issue a legal opinion on the property tax relief legislation (Public Chapter 481) passed last year.

On Tuesday, March 29th, we received the following opinion from the Attorney General attached at the bottom of this article.

House Bill 1410/Senate Bill 1484 (Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) passed both the Senate Local Government Committee and the House Local Sub-Government Committee on March 30th.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Montgomery County holds swearing in Ceremony

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday evening at the Clarksville-Montgomery County courthouse citizens and recently elected officials gathered to attend a reception and swearing in ceremony.

Retired Judge John Peay administered the oath of office seating the county officials Jim Durrett as Montgomery County Mayor, John Fuson as Sheriff, John W. Carney Jr. as the District Attorney General, Kellie Jackson as County Clerk, Erinne J. Hester as Assessor of Property, Connie Gunnett as the Register of Deeds, Brenda Radford as County Trustee,

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett being sworn in by Judge John Peay (Ret.) as his wife Mary looks on

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Jim Durrett elected Montgomery County Mayor; John Fuson elected Sheriff

 

Brenda Radford Reelected Trustee

Election 2014Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County voting for the Tennessee State Primary and County general elections was light. Around 11,000 people early voted and on Election Day, Thursday, August 7th, only 8,105 came out to vote.

With 9480 votes, Jim Durrett was elected the new Montgomery County Mayor. Incumbent Carolyn Bowers had 7654 votes and Curt Mize came in at 2295.

In the highly contested Montgomery County Sheriff’s race, John Fuson was elected with 11,020 votes. Tyler Barrett had 4,519 votes, with Bret Murray getting 1,809, while Dexter Mines had 1,612.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

New Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett.

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