Post Tagged with: "Metro Government"

Mayor Asks Council to Approve Buyout Plan

November 9, 2012 at 2:42 pm

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean wants to create a voluntary buyout program for Metro workers.

Council Candidates Campaign on Fairgrounds

June 30, 2011 at 4:47 pm

With a referendum to determine the fate of the state fairgrounds set for this August, the issue is becoming central to other elections on the ballot.

Metro Codes Needs More Money to Tear Down Abandoned Buildings

January 21, 2011 at 6:27 am

Metro Codes will have to dip into the city’s reserve funds to pay for demolition of 40 abandoned buildings.

HealthSpring Plans Expansion, Asks for Tax Break

August 16, 2010 at 4:09 pm

Nashville-based HealthSpring is looking for help from Metro Government to pay for a more than $50 million expansion. The company, which manages Medicare Advantage benefits, wants to consolidate its offices scattered throughout a business park in North Nashville.

West Nashville Residents Express Strong Opposition to Closing Fair

January 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Metro Councilman Jason Holleman discovered something he didn’t expect when he sent a survey to his West Nashville district: very strong resistance to closing of the state fairgrounds.

Council Moves Forward with New West Police Precinct

November 18, 2009 at 8:12 am

The Metro Council approved the purchase of land for a new police precinct in West Nashville Tuesday night.

Council Passes Community Garden Allowance, Defers Controversial Bills

July 8, 2009 at 5:37 am

Last night the Metro Council deferred controversial bills related to LED signs, mobile vendors and May Town Center at its monthly public hearing session.

Metro Residency Requirement On Hold for Now

June 17, 2009 at 1:03 pm

Councilman Eric Crafton deferred indefinitely his bill to require all new Metro employees to live in Davidson County.

Fleet Reductions Hitting Most Metro Departments

June 9, 2009 at 6:11 am

The Metro department responsible for maintaining buildings, tuning cars and securing entrances is curtailing services at all levels. The Department of General Services is also cutting four hundred vehicles against the wishes of some Council members.

Codes Feeling Economy’s Pinch

June 5, 2009 at 6:48 am

Metro Codes told Council members last night that their budget has taken a $4 million hit because of the economy.

Council Passes Budget, May Town On Procedural Votes

June 3, 2009 at 6:33 am

The Metro Council passed a number of expensive items last night.

Crafton Wants All Metro Employees to Live in Davidson Co.

June 2, 2009 at 6:35 am

Councilman Eric Crafton has filed a bill requiring all new Metro employees to be residents of the county they serve.

New May Town Economic Impact Study Released

June 2, 2009 at 6:23 am

The latest study on the proposed May Town Center development, estimates a net of $26 million annually would head into the coffers of Metro Government.

Convention Center Debate Picks Apart Numbers

June 1, 2009 at 6:51 am

A critic of convention centers battled one of the biggest cheerleaders for Nashville’s proposed $635 million project in a debate over the numbers this weekend.

Nashville General Still Short $1.5 million

May 22, 2009 at 6:58 am

Nashville General Hospital says it’s projecting a 1.5-million dollar deficit for the next fiscal year, but Hospital CEO Reginald Coopwood says he’s trying not to cut services.

Property Tax Assessment Appeals In Line with Expectations

May 12, 2009 at 6:32 am

Davidson County homeowners are appealing their tax reappraisals at about the same rate as the last time homes were revalued four years ago.