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WELCOME TO THE CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL

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CURRENT AGENDA

COMMITTEE SCHEDULE

STRATEGIC PLANNING

*NEW* COUNCIL RULES (as of 8-8-17)

Chattanoogans elect a Mayor and all nine Council members on the first Tuesday in March of every fourth year. To be elected, a candidate must receive a majority (50% + 1) of the votes cast; if no candidate garners a majority, a run-off election is held between the two candidates that received the most votes. Runoff elections are held on the second Tuesday of April. Mayor and Council receive their oath of office and their new terms begin on the first Monday after the second Tuesday of April. Also, in April of each year, the Council also elects a Chair and Vice-Chair.

2017-2018 Chairman: Jerry Mitchell, Councilman, District 2

2017-2018 Vice-Chairman: Ken Smith, Councilman, District 3

District 1 
Chip Henderson
Chair, Budget & Finance Committee

District 2
Jerry Mitchell
Chairman of the Council

District 3
Ken Smith
Vice-Chairman of the Council
Chair, Innovations & Technology Committee

District 4
Darrin Ledford
Chair, Planning & Zoning Committee

District 5
Russell Gilbert, Sr.
Chair, Human Resources Committee

District 6
Dr. Carol Berz
Chair, Public Works & Transportation Committee

District 7
Erskine Oglesby, Jr.
Chair, Economic & Community Development Committee

District 8
Anthony Byrd
Chair, Public Safety Committee

District 9
Demetrus Coonrod
Chair, Youth & Family Development Committee

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote an ethical, inclusive environment that enhances and sustains the well-being of all the people by encouraging citizen input and participation at all levels of City government.

2017 - 2018 STATEMENT OF WORK

MEETING INFORMATION

Meetings of the Chattanooga City Council take place every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Eastern in the Council Assembly Room. The Council Building is behind City Hall. The Council Building address is 1000 Lindsay Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402. Each Tuesday, Council meetings are live streamed beginning at the 3:00 Agenda Session Session. Agenda Session is then followed by department reports and committee meetings. The Council will reconvene each Tuesday for the 6:00 meeting, which is also live-streamed. All meetings are open to the public and accessible.

In addition, the Council holds Strategic Planning meetings on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. in the Council's J.B. Collins conference room, which is also located inside of the Council Building. Strategic Planning is open to the public.

VIEW WEEKLY COUNCIL MEETINGS HERE: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chattanooga-council-meeting

VIEW AGENDA SESSION and COMMITTEE MEETINGS HERE:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/city-council-committee-meeting

Highlights of Chattanooga City Council meetings are broadcast Sundays at 12:30pm on WTCI. Broadcasts are closed-captioned. The series can also be viewed online at wtciTV.org and across digital platforms on the PBS app.

 

 

 

 

City Council
1000 Lindsay Street(map)
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone:(423) 643-7170
Fax: (423) 643-7199

Photo by Phillip Stevens & Matt Lea