Charlie Poss For Signal Mountain Town Council - And Response (3)

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Charlie Poss is the best candidate for Signal Mountain town council. Charlie and his family are very active in the community.  I first met Charlie when he coached my son on the SMHS mock trial team.  Charlie gives much of his time coaching this award winning team year after year.   

He has served on the Signal Mountain planning commission since 2010.  Charlie has attended town council meetings as a private citizen for years which shows his commitment to the town where he grew up. 

Charlie is one of the smartest people I know. He is a thinker who will carefully use his analytical skills to be a problem solver for the town. He will work for responsible development that will maintain our small town character.

As far as taxes are concerned, he will carefully weigh how proposed spending benefits the residents of the town.

I am proud to call Charlie a friend, and can’t wait to see how his voice of reason positively impacts our community.

Susan W. Blank

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You can tell a lot about a guy by observing at close proximity his attention to his prize toy in the garage. When I was his neighbor, Charlie had a red late sixties BMW 2002 that was perfect other than a small gas leak under the spic and span hood. Seriously, you could eat eggs fried on the exhaust manifold and not get the least bit sick. Beautiful, clean, little car that he wouldn't give to me and I'm still hurt over that.

But other than his lack of cool car benevolence, Charlie is every single thing Ms. Blank described and more. He is big hearted, concerned and smart as the dickens. Most of all, though, he is a very nice guy. I'm gonna vote for him with a smile on my face. 

Savage Glascock 

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Charlie Poss is a ferocious advocate.  I know this because I once had to tug on his pants to sit down in the courtroom when the Judge had already ruled in our favor.  Small in stature, Charlie makes up for it with unmatched determination and heart.   He will undoubtedly use these qualities, along with his reasonable and thoughtful demeanor, to lead our community as a council member.   

Charlie cares about the things that you care about and takes the time to foster your feelings.   A die-hard Hoosier, Charlie nurtured my interest in his Alma Mater’s basketball team many years ago.  He even took me to Assembly Hall to see a game.  What a treat that was.   Charlie did not have to do this, but he recognized my interest and responded in a way that I will be forever grateful.   As he did with me, Charlie will listen intently to the thoughts of the community and build upon those ideas.

Perhaps above all, Charlie is the friend that everyone wishes they had.  Fortunately, I have never had to ask Charlie for much, but when the time comes I have no uncertainty that he will answer the call.   That is just who he is.   As a council member, he will be a valued friend to our community and neighbors. 

A delightful person, a dedicated husband, a strong example to two bright sons and a good friend, Charles W. Poss is the best candidate for Signal Mountain Town Council.   My hope is that our community will trust Charlie the way that I do.  Vote for Charlie Poss! 

Ben Reese     

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I have known Charlie Poss for over two decades. During that time, there are a few attributes that have always been present and unwavering with him: he is thoughtful; he is reasonable; and, he is smart. Charlie is the type of person who will truly understand the issues presented, determine an appropriate course and cogently explain his thoughts and plans.

Charlie also possesses another attribute that is becoming less and less common these days: he listens to others' positions. He may not always agree, but he is receptive and open to listening to opposing viewpoints. As a result, consensus is more often than not reached and issues are appropriately addressed.

Without a doubt, Charlie would make an excellent addition to the Signal Mountain Town Council.

Mike Newton


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