School board to sue Chattanooga, claiming $11 million is owed

School board to sue Chattanooga, claiming $11 million is owed

March 20th, 2014 by Kevin Hardy in Local - Breaking News

Hamilton County Department of Education

Photo by John Rawlston/Times Free Press.

Members of the Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday to take their dispute over past-due liquor taxes with the city of Chattanooga to court.

Board members voted 8-1 to allow Board attorney Scott Bennett to sue the city in chancery court for the $11-plus million it says the city owes in unpaid liquor by the drink taxes.

See more in Friday's Times Free Press.