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 Commissioners Debate Funding for Tyner Academy

Students From Tyner Academy Stood Before The Hamilton County Commission Last Week, Demanding A Response To Their Pleas For Much Needed Repairs And Renovations For Their School As The Debate Over Funding Continues.

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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 Teacher ‘Racial Equity’ Training Raises Alarms As Possible CRT

Hamilton County Teachers Will Receive Instruction In “Racial Equity And Reconciliation” At Howard Connect Academy. The Language Used In The Flyer For The Training Lines Up With Much Of The Language That Is Often Used In Critical Race Theory Training And It Is Raising The Alarm Among Concerned Parents.

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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 Commission Debates Continued Funding For Nashville Lobbyist

During yesterday’s Hamilton County Commission meeting, the commissioners voted on a resolution to authorize Mayor Coppinger to sign a contract with Nashville lobbyist, Will Denami, to represent the interests of the County before the TN General Assembly and other governmental entities. The price tag of the contract brought some criticism…

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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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