Less money for Nashville police — and more money for education, housing and social services. That was the funding shift requested last night from as many as 200 people who spoke to the Metro Council.
A three-pronged crisis has put Nashville in its most difficult period ever, Mayor John Cooper said Tuesday in his State of Metro speech.
With the coronavirus outbreak casting its pall, Nashville’s Metro Council took precautions Tuesday night while conducting a sharply abbreviated meeting.
It’s increasingly clear that the Metro Council will consider raising Nashville’s property tax this year.
Listen / A multi-year effort to create a police oversight board in Nashville reached a milestone moment Tuesday night as the Metro Council elected the city’s first 11-person Community Oversight Board.
Nashville’s special election for vice mayor ended with a lopsided victory Thursday night for Jim Shulman. The two-time Metro councilman captured 65 percent of the vote over fellow Council Member Sheri Weiner, who had been serving as acting vice mayor.
Listen / Nashville’s contest for vice mayor enters the home stretch this week, as more early voting locations open and turnout is expected to ramp up.
Listen / Nashvillians go to the polls again starting Friday, as early voting begins in the runoff race to choose a vice mayor to serve for the next year. Acting Vice Mayor Sheri Weiner and At-Large Councilman Jim Shulman are facing off for the second-highest-post in the city.
Listen / Members of the Metro Council say they must “once and for all” find a way to regulate short-term rentals in Nashville. This follows months of arguments and competing ideas for what to do about services like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway.
A bill that allows the Fontanel inn and amphitheatre to add a 136-room hotel to the wooded site passed by the slimmest of margins in the Metro Council on Tuesday night. And the vote was seen as a test of whether city leaders will abide by newly adopted guidelines that call for preserving Davidson County’s most rural […]