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Posted on: September 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Council, County Commission present legislative agenda

Legislative Liaison Reception

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – For the second consecutive year Montgomery County and City of Clarksville Legislative Liaison Committee Members jointly presented an overview of their Legislative Agendas to state representatives who represent Montgomery County and Clarksville.

The presentations were made Wednesday to state Sen. Bill Powers, state House Deputy Speaker Curtis Johnson and state Rep. Jason Hodges at William O. Beach Civic Hall.

The 2020-21 members of the Legislative Liaison Committees included County Commissioners Joe Creek, John Gannon, David Harper, Rashida Leverett (chair) and Chris Rasnic. The City Council Legislative Committee members were Jeff Burkhart (chair), Ron Erb and Stacey Streetman.

 Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts welcomed those in attendance, thanked the state legislators for past legislative successes and for their service to our community. 

The 2020-21 agenda included several road projects jointly submitted by Montgomery County, the City of Clarksville and the Chamber of Commerce. The agenda also included several items related to each governmental entity ranging from public safety, employee retirement, school funding, Department of Motor Vehicle processing fees and body camera funding. 

The County and City requested public input for the 2021 legislative agenda items from June 2020 through August 2020 through local media outlets and through County and City social media outlets. The full 2021 legislative agenda can be found at /DocumentCenter/View/5367/Final-Copy-Legislative-Agenda-2021. 

Legislative Liaison Reception

Pictured from left, front row: Commissioner Leverett, Councilwoman Streetman, Representative Hodges, House Deputy Speaker Johnson, Senator Powers, Commissioner Gannon, Commissioner Rasnic, Commissioner Creek and Montgomery County Mayor Durrett.  Back Row, from left: Clarksville Mayor Pitts, Commissioner Harper and City Councilman Burkhart. 

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