Chattanooga Taxpayers Get Strapped With $690K Bill For Juneteenth “Day Off” For City Workers

During The Chattanooga City Council Meeting On May 11, The Council Voted On An Ordinance To Approve An Amendment To The City Code To Allow For June 19th of Each Year To Be A Paid Holiday For City Employees.

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Chattanooga Fire Department Launches 2021 Fire Academy

The Chattanooga Fire Department’s New Fire Academy Is Now Underway. The Six-month Long Training Academy Features Intense Training In All Of The Areas Of The Fire Service, Including: EMR, Hazmat, Rescue Operations, Firefighting Skills, Flammable Liquids Fires, Vehicle Extrication And Fire Ground Survival.

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Chattanooga Tax Payers Could Get $690,000 Bill for Juneteenth “Day Off” For City Workers

In The Strategic Planning Meeting On Tuesday, March 23rd, The Chattanooga City Council Discussed Adding Juneteenth As A Holiday For City Employees And The Budgetary Implications Thereof.

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Chattanooga Mayoral & City Council Election Results; Runoff Election Will Proceed

Chattanoogans Took To The Polls Yesterday To Select Their New City Mayor And City Council Members. With The Top Two Mayoral Candidates, Tim Kelly And Kim White Receiving 30% And 29% Of The Votes Respectively, A Runoff Election Will Take Place On April 13th.

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City Council Approves New Distribution Plan For $800,000 In COVID Relief Funds

During a Special Agenda Session of the City Council yesterday evening, the Chattanooga City Council approved a plan for the distribution of the remainder of the COVID Relief Funds provided by the CARES Act, but it has taken several months to reach this goal.

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New Plan Approved To Give City Employees One Time Bonus

The Chattanooga City Council has approved a budget amendment that guarantees all city employees get a one time bonus before Christmas. However, any discussion of relief funding for local small businesses has been pushed to next year.

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Chattanooga City Council Fumbles Chance To Fund Struggling Local Organizations

The Chattanooga City Council has come to a final decision to give City employees bonuses and turn their back on struggling small business until 2021.

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Four Incumbent Candidates For Chattanooga City Council To Be Opposed in March Election -updated Dec. 18

As of December 2nd, 2020, these are the candidates vying for a seat on the City Council in each of the Hamilton County Districts.

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City Council: Emergency Funds, Budgets, Salaries & Resident’s Questions

Coverage of the Chattanooga City Council Meeting from Tuesday, Nov.10.

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City Council Tackles Panhandling And Littering

Spurred on by outcries from constituents, the City Council discussed the growing problem of Panhandling and Littering during their Strategic Planning meeting on Tuesday the 3rd.

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