Officials scramble to ease MJHS traffic, safety issues
“. . . there’s not enough road and too many cars,” officials lament.
Bobby Hamilton Racing Facility could be new police headquarters
City Manager to research possibility
Mayor Elam is quoted as saying, “We’re going to have to be creative. We would have to pay for it over time. Representatives for the facility have indicated they could self finance it for us.”
It’s time for candidates to debate property tax
It seems that MTAS (the Municipal Technical Advisory Service, which is part of the University of Tennessee) did a “Comprehensive Management Review” of the City of Mt. Juliet – and in their report they recommended that the city educate the public and implement a property tax. The Mt. Juliet News apparently thinks this would be a good idea as well. More on this later. . .
City explores using inmate ‘trustee’ to oversee animal control facility
City Manager Randy Robertson said he’s been talking with Sheriff Terry Ashe about partnering to find an appropriate inmate to use community service requirements and live full time at the facility. Will the trustee be locked up at night, or have his own exercise run?
[Wilson County Planning] Commission looks for more information before granting zoning request
This is the 523 acre site on the southeast quadrant of the new Beckwith Road/I-40 Interchange
County Finance Committee recommends 20-cent property tax increase to full commission
The increase would be earmarked for county schools. According to the story, the “status quo” school budget included roughly $7.5 million more than last year’s. A $7.5 million increase was “status quo?”