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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Hamilton County School Board Holds Forum For District 9 Candidates

The Hamilton County School Board Held A Forum Tuesday Night To Introduce Candidates For The Currently Vacant District 9 Seat. The Position Became Available When Dr. Steve Highlander Was Elected To Serve On The Hamilton County Commission.

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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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Despite Parent’s Protest, Hamilton County School Board Votes To Keep Mask Requirement For Children

Nearly One Hundred Hamilton County Families Showed Up At The School Board Meeting This Past Thursday Night In Protest Of The Mask Requirement That Will Continue Through May 31, 2021.

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