published Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Hamilton County Commission defers redistricting vote

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Hamilton County Commission Meeting

Hamilton County Commission Chairman Larry Henry announced the commission will be deferring its vote on the county’s 2010 census redistricting plan pending further consideration.

The decision came after residents in District 6 raised objections to a plan previously proposed by the commission to change the district’s boundaries based on new population numbers from the census.

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The commission also approved increases of more than $700,000 on two contracts for railroad improvements to Enterprise South industrial park and to donate county land for a park at 2419 E. Third St.

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Ansley Haman covers Hamilton County government. A native of Spring City, Tenn., she grew up reading the Chattanooga Times and Chattanooga Free Press, which sparked her passion for journalism. Ansley's happy to be home after a decade of adventures in more than 20 countries and 40 states. She gathered stories while living, working and studying in Swansea, Wales, Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville, Tenn. Along the way, she interned for ...

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inquiringmind said...

They are gerrymandering all the coiffured heads into a sinlge district to save Rhonda.

August 3, 2011 at 2:55 p.m.
timbo said...

inquiringmind....That is the dumbest thing I ever heard. Rhonda is the safest politician in the history of politics. "Save Rhonda," What a joke.

August 3, 2011 at 3:18 p.m.
timbo said...

Another $700,000 for VW. This is the deal that keep on taking from the taxpayer. How much was the land worth? Unbelievable idiocy. This deal is the worst in history.

August 3, 2011 at 3:19 p.m.
Facts said...

Oh, this is just the incumbent protection plan. How do you think a fella like Fred Skillern has lasted so long? Does he even know that there's an eastern side to our county?

August 3, 2011 at 11:04 p.m.
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