Many in Middle Tennessee are struggling today while marking the one-year anniversary of the region’s deadly tornadoes.
Nashville officials and nonprofits will have the next month to mediate more than 1,800 eviction cases before the federal moratorium expires. But some housing advocates see hurdles in reaching that goal.
Nashville’s police oversight board is getting new members who could define the group at a pivotal time.
The city of Nashville is creating a new court and planning to spend $20.8 million from the federal government in an effort to prevent more than 1,800 evictions before a moratorium expires at the end of March.
In the past, Mayor John Cooper has advocated including public spaces and parks in the fairgrounds’ redevelopment. But in his budget proposal he left out the fairgrounds.
A Nashville attorney is making a second attempt at weakening Metro government’s power. The new “Nashville Taxpayer Protection Act” petition has been revised from feedback given in court with the goal of voters weighing by summer.
Mayor John Cooper released a new spending plan for city infrastructure today that puts the bulk of new funds toward schools. Of his $474.6 million plan, Cooper says a record $191 million will fund improvements to 45 school buildings and the construction of three new schools.
Nashville is reducing speed limits on many neighborhood streets to 25 mph following two years of rising pedestrian deaths.
Nashville officials are debating whether the city should use license plate readers to try to solve crimes or continue to restrict their use.
Nashville councilmembers are again debating if the city should stay in the nursing home business. Next week, the Metro Council will consider two proposals — to slow down the process of closing the city’s last facility and to require the mayor to create a long-term plan.