Councilwoman Scott is absolutely right. Even without a rate increase, many of us will see a tax increase because our assessments have gone up relative to the rest of the City. Property taxes have doubled or tripled in N Chattanooga in 10 years. The Council should let the Mayor know that now is not the time for a tax increase and let him decide what the budget priorities are.
Is it really better for kids to rot in foster care than find homes with unmarried couples? How many foster kids does David Fowler have at his house?
enough already. the GOP got played, now stop boo-hooing and get to work!
It's time for Tennessee to put some "teeth" into its animal cruelty laws. Locally, HES has helped prosecute several dog fighting cases only to see the people convicted slapped on the wrist. Now, to get the judges to throw the book at these low-lifes!
if it wasn't dangerous, why was it being stored in a pond? Why wouldn't they just haul it to a land fill? Seems fishy.
I think Jimmy Stanford will be suprised to learn he is dead. But the boarding facility is great!Good job, Lyle.
Is it really green to drive to the recycling center to drop off a box of recyclable paper? Doesn't it really only make environmental sense to do curbside?
Letting the Mayor's office control the auditor is like having the fox in charge of the hen house. In the interests of checks and balances the Mayor's office should have independent oversight. The council should stand firm and make the Auditor live up to the city charter.