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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Hamilton County Commissioners Divided In Support Of Chamber’s Woke Agenda

Some Hamilton County Commissioners Support The Chamber’s Claims That The Area Is Systemically Racist; While Others Say The Area Is Not Racist, Does Not Need To Be Remedied And That The Chamber Has No Business Being Involved In Political And Racial Issues.

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Boyd Blasts Chattanooga Chamber Over Baseless Claims of Systemic Racism

“Why Does It Seem That Over The Last Year And A Half, There Seems To Be A Preoccupation Of The Chamber Getting Into Political And Racial Issues? The Chamber Is Supported By This County To Create Jobs.” – Commissioner Boyd

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Radical Left-Wing Groups Back Tim Kelly Yet Some Republican Supporters Remain In Chattanooga Mayor’s Race

Kelly Has Accepted Donations From At Least Two Left-Leaning Progressive PACs, Yet Still Garners Support From Some Republican Officials.

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Republicans Boyd, Bankston, Fairbanks Side With Democrats For Personal Pay Increases

Hamilton County Commissioners Clash Over A Resolution That, If It Becomes State Law, Would Allow Commissioners To Set Their Own Salaries With Only 5 Votes In Favor.

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“Sneaky Six” Secretly Work to Raise Pay on Hamilton County Commission Instead of Voting Publicly

Six Hamilton County Commissioners Have Signed An Act That, Once Passed, Will Allow Them To Vote For Their Own Pay Raises.

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Mackey Pushes For Commissioner Pay Raises Amid Pandemic; Faces Fire From Other Commissioners

At first glance, the act appears fairly benign but it could mean that the Commissioners will be receiving pay raises this year, and on a different scale, possibly higher than they have in previous years.

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Commission To Look Beyond Hamilton County For Budget Planning

County Commissioner Expresses That Hamilton County Government Officials Are Going Into Budgeting Season Blind.

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County Commissioner Advocates For Restoration Of Discretionary Funds To Aid Overlooked Organizations In Helping The Homeless

Mackey Advocates For Discretionary Funds That Would Allow Commissioners To Grant Monetary Rewards To Organizations Within Their Districts That Are In Need Of Financial Help In Providing Services To The Homeless.

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