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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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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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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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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