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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Purchase Of New Manufacturing Hub Site Raises Concerns For Increased Infrastructure Needs

On Wednesday, The Hamilton County Commission Voted Unanimously To Approve The Purchase Of McDonald Farms At A Price Of 16 million dollars For 2,170 Acres To Be Used Mainly As A Manufacturing Hub. The Rapid Economic Expansion In The County Brought About Concerns For Increased Infrastructure.

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Commission Approves TDOT Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant

In Yesterday’s Hamilton County Commission Meeting, The Commission Unanimously Approved A Resolution That Authorizes Mayor Coppinger To Apply To The Tennessee Department Of Transportation And Accept A Litter Prevention And Trash Collection Grant.

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Hamilton County Seeks To Purchase McDonald Farm For Economic Development

In Yesterday’s Hamilton County Commission Meeting, The Commission Heard, On First Reading, Two Resolutions Regarding The Proposed Purchase Of McDonald Farms.

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Commission Debates Hamilton County Funding Of Literacy Program

A Debate Arose Among The Commissioners About The Effectiveness Of A County-Funded Literacy Program And It’s Continued Funding When There Are Two State-Sponsored Programs That Provide The Same Services.

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Commission Appoints Steve Highlander As District 9 Commissioner

With The Hamilton County Commission Unable To Reach The Required Five Votes For Any Of The Three Nominated Candidates To Fill Commissioner Bankston’s Vacancy Last Week, They Voted Again Yesterday Adding Additional Nominations From The Eight Individuals Who Applied For The Position.

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Hamilton County Commission At Impasse On Vote For Bankston’s Replacement

After Receiving The Resignation Of District 9 Commissioner Chester Bankston, The Hamilton County Commission Made The Decision To Fill The Vacancy At The June 2nd Regular Meeting. However, They Were Unable To Reach The Majority Vote Needed For Any Of The Three Nominated Candidates.

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Lakeside Elementary To Be Repurposed As K-12 Magnet School For CSLA

The Hamilton County Commission Voted On A Resolution To Approve Funding For A Project To Repurpose Lakeside Elementary Into A K-12 Magnet School.

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