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Proposed Rezoning For Algood Virginia Street Property Fails

An ordinance to rezone a property near Virginia Street and Second Avenue from low-density residential to high-density residential failed to move forward at the Algood City Council meeting Tuesday night. The ordinance would change an 11,600-square-foot property from R-1 density to R-3 density to accommodate a proposed duplex. Residents voiced concern about the potential to change the neighborhood should a ... Read More »

CRMC Finance Committee Tables Software Decision For Budget Reasons

Citing concerns about the hospital’s current budget issues, the Cookeville Regional Financial Committee tabled a $300,000 expenditure Tuesday night for employee software. The software would allow department heads access to employee profiles and organizational charts. At the same time, leadership can share and request feedback, and work on individual goal management. Committee Chair Danny Rader said this is something the ... Read More »

Attorney Danny Rader To Assist Livingston In City Attorney Search

Livingston will engage in the services of attorney Danny Rader to help procure a counsel position for the city. This after Attorney John Meadows left the position last month. Rader said the best way to find a candidate is to advertise to the media and to the Tennessee Municipal Lawyers Association.  He said other communities also send out requests for ... Read More »

Algood Creates Parks And Rec Director Position To Be Filled July 1

Algood has officially added a Parks and Recreation Director position to its list of department heads. The position was approved by the city council after public comment and second reading of the ordinance. City Administrator Keith Morrison said that Algood has two ways it goes about filling these positions. “It depends on what the council really wants,” Morrison said. “If ... Read More »

Womack Wants Investigation Of CRMC Hiring

Cookeville City Council Member Charles Womack wants answers about Cookeville Regional’s hiring of Mayor Ricky Shelton as its Chief Strategy Officer. “The motion asked for outside legal advice to assist the city council members in doing an investigation,” Womack said. Womack said he had questions about the legality and appearances of impropriety in Shelton’s hiring. He asked the council Thursday ... Read More »

Algood Approves Liquor Ordinance First Reading

The ordinance regulating liquor by the drink in Algood was approved on its first reading Tuesday night. The approval came after the city council approved the referendum’s results. As the ordinance stands now, Algood would would receive a 15 percent privilege tax paid by the seller, which the state would send back to the city. City Attorney Danny Rader did ... Read More »

City Attorney Lays Out Algood’s Control Over Liquor

Algood got an explanation on the power it will have to regulate liquor by the drink at Monday night’s work session. City Attorney Danny Rader explained that liquor is regulated by the Tennessee Alcholic Beverage Commission. Algood would have control over zoning and consumption at special events. Rader said it is in the city’s best interest to make any changes ... Read More »