The highly competitive race for the at-large seats on the Metro Council will have a runoff with eight candidates.
Listen / Nashville has a long wish list of civic projects, like new fire stations, libraries, community centers, sidewalks and stoplights. But for decades, figuring out when your neighborhood’s project would get funded has been shrouded in mystery. The jockeying for city funding has also been a source of political in-fighting within the Metro Council, […]
Nashville’s Metro Council has key votes Tuesday related to incentive packages the city is considering for Amazon and AllianceBernstein, as well as early consideration of potential new rules governing future grants.
Listen / The Metro government has expanded its required training on sexual harassment prevention to apply to many of the private companies that win city contracts.
Listen / The Metro Council approved a substantial settlement Tuesday over an allegation of police misconduct. It’s one of the larger payouts in nearly a decade, mainly because the woman arrested fought every step of the way.
Listen / It appears likely that Nashville voters will be asked to decide this fall on whether to extend the term limits for Metro Council members. That’s one of six proposed changes to the county charter that are now being reviewed.
Listen / Nashville’s city council is hoping to limit the damage of future flooding along the banks of the Cumberland River. If finalized this week, the city will strengthen a rule that prevents new homes from being constructed within 50 feet of the Cumberland.
Listen / Update: This story has been updated to reflect new information from the Office of Metro’s Finance Director, which says all Core Civic investments were sold in November 2016. Metro Council members on Tuesday will vote on a measure asking the city to stop investing money from its employee pension fund into for-profit […]
Listen / Nashville’s longstanding rules about how the public can make comments at Metro Council meetings will undergo a significant change Tuesday. An open comment portion will be added near the beginning of the meeting to allow people to talk about issues even if they’re not on the council’s agenda.
Listen / The northwest corner of Davidson County can be scenic and easygoing, but recent political turmoil and mounting unease about low levels of Metro investment have cast frustrations over the special election now underway to choose the area’s next council representative.