Chattanooga Mayor Littlefield raising money to battle recall effort

Chattanooga Mayor Littlefield raising money to battle recall effort

September 6th, 2011 by Cliff Hightower in Local - Breaking News

Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield

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Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield is holding a $250 per person fundraising effort to battle efforts to recall him as mayor.

The mayor has sent out fliers across the community advertising the reception, which is slated for Thursday, Sept. 15.

Littlefield writes in the letter that the legal battle has resulted in legal fees of more than $50,000.

"I am not a wealthy person, but I do have a sense of responsibility to make sure that these costs are covered," Littlefield wrote in the flier.

The mayor successfully fought off a recall effort last year. The matter is now in the Tennessee Court of Appeals awaiting a decision.

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