Hamilton County Commission To Vote On Elected Officials’ Hiring Family Members With County Funding

The Intention Of The Proposed Resolution Is Not To Keep Elected Officials From Being Able To Hire Family Members. However, It Does Prohibit Those Officials From Being Able To Use County Funds To Pay For Those Individuals. Any Family Member Hired Would Have To…

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Hamilton County Lags Behind On Redistricting Process

Chair Sabrena Smedley Urged The Commissioners Forward By Stating That She Had Been In Contact With The Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office And That Hamilton County Is Behind On The Redistricting Process.

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Hamilton County Commissioners Push For Continuity of Neighborhoods In Redistricting

During The Hamilton County Commission Meeting On September 22, 2021, Concerns Were Raised That The Current Demo Maps Of County Redistricting Do Not Provide For A Continuity Of Neighborhoods.

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Hamilton County Commission Elects New Chair & Chair Pro Tem

During The Hamilton County Commission Meeting Yesterday, September 1st, The Commission Nominated And Voted On The Commissioners To Fill The Roles Of New Chair And Chair Pro Tem.

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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Plea For Pay Increase Met With Opposition

During A Recent Hamilton County Commission Meeting, Sheriff Jim Hammond Renewed His Plea For A Pay Increase But Was Met With Opposition By Commissioners.

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James B. Walker Sworn In As New District 9 School Board Member

After Several Weeks Of District 9 Having Zero Representation On The Hamilton County School Board Due To The Resignation Of Steve Highlander From The School Board For His New Role As County Commissioner, The Hamilton County Commission Voted In James Brent Walker As The New District 9 School Board Member.

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Hamilton County Commission Approves New Property Tax Rate

On Wednesday, The Hamilton County Commission Voted To Approve A New Certified Tax Rate For Real And Personal Property In Hamilton County. The Commissioners Voted Unanimously To Approve The New Tax Levy For 2021.

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District 9 Lacks Representation On School Board For Another Week

In The Hamilton County Commission Regular Meeting Yesterday, The Commission Voted On The Nominees For District 9 School Board Member. However, They Did Not Reach The Required Five Votes Required To Make The Appointment.

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Commission Discusses Reducing Property Tax Rate, Maintaining Same Tax Revenue

Last Week, The Hamilton County Commission Heard, Upon First Reading, A Resolution To Adopt A New Tax Levy For 2021. The New Property Tax Levy Is A Culmination Of The County Tax Assessor’s 4-Year Reappraisal Process Where All Real And Personal Property Were Sifted Through And All Values Were Reassessed.

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