Agenda For Bradley County Commission Tuesday

Friday, January 17, 2014

The meeting of the Bradley County Commission will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. due to the Monday holiday.

Here is the agenda:

Bradley County Commission

Louie Alford, Chairman

MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at noon

Bradley County Courthouse

1.         Call to order

2.         Pledge to the Flag

3.         Invocation - Pastor Tim Brackin, Broad Street United Methodist Church

4.         Role call

5.         Approval of Minutes

6.         Report from the County Mayor

7.         Consent Agenda (see attached)

8.         Reports from Committees and/or Districts

9.         Unfinished Business

10.       Approval of Agenda

11.       New Business

            A.  Resolution 2014-01 to adopt the attached list of County maintained roads and

            posted speed limits as the enforceable limits (See Attached) - Commissioner           Yarber

            B.  Motion to approve Bradley County School Board action regarding        consumption on the premise tax - Commissioner Peak-Jones

            C.  Motion to appoint Commissioners Hall and Peak-Jones to the SPCA Board -    Chairman Alford

           


12.       Communication from the audience

  


Corker Welcomes Action On Adoption Of Congolese Children

Senator Bob Corker on Friday said he welcomed passage of S. Res. 502, a Senate resolution concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents.  “I’ve had the opportunity to hear first-hand the stories of many Tennessee families who are stuck in ... (click for more)

Wamp Campaign Critical Of Fleischmann PAC Funds

The Weston Wamp campaign said Friday that incumbent Congressman Chuck Fleischmann raised $30,000 in two days from special interest political action committees (PACs) "to continue to fund his negative campaign. That pushes the incumbent’s campaign past the $550,000 mark in PAC money for the election cycle." The Wamp campaign said Rep. Fleischmann "also raised eight individual ... (click for more)

A Tennessee Transplant's Thoughts On Age And Politics - And Response

I have read several opinions favoring the job performance of Representative Fleischmann as well the apparent disdain that they have for his challenger and his age.  I must disclose that unfortunately, I am unable to cast a vote in the 3rd District Republican primary.  I will however always be a Chattanoogan.  As a result, I feel more engaged in East Tennessee politics ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Orchids And Onions

With record low temperatures being recorded around the South, I didn’t know what I’d find in my garden on the first day of August but – sure enough -- there is a profusion of orchids and onions. The start of college football will be later this month and, with the chilly mornings, fall practice is a far cry from what it will be when the sweltering heat comes back next week. Here’s ... (click for more)

Live Viewing Party Of The National Championship Offered At First Tennessee Pavilion

Chattanooga Football Club fans will get one more chance to gather and cheer on the team as it battles for the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) National Championship powered by Mitre.  On Saturday, from 7-11:30 p.m. at the First Tennessee Pavilion, Big River Brewing Company, Volkswagen Chattanooga, Memorial, Finley Stadium, and EPB Fiber Optics are hosting ... (click for more)

Larry Fleming: Phil Schmidt Made Life Better For Those That Knew Him

The sad news came Thursday morning in a phone call from Jill Bowling, the daughter of Phil Schmidt, longtime photographer at The Chattanooga Times – for years he served as chief of the department – had passed away minutes earlier at TriStar-Centennial Hospital in Nashville. Through Jill’s tears she said, “Daddy died this morning.” It was a phone call I didn’t want to get and ... (click for more)