Hamilton County considers site for new Ooltewah Elementary School

photo Joe Graham

IN OTHER BUSINESS• Commissioners voted to spend $397,000 to build a Shackleford Ridge Park baseball pavilion.• Commissioners settled on the rules for voting on judicial magistrate candidates, who will be interviewed Monday morning.FINANCIAL NOTEAs part of an effort to issue about $92 million in bonds, Hamilton County recently sought review from the ratings agencies. All of those gave the county a AAA bond rating.

Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham said Thursday that he'll support the purchase of new land for Ooltewah Elementary School only if revenue from the sale of the current site goes to the county and not the schools.

The school board voted last week to ask commissioners to buy 33.97