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WELCOME TO THE CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL

 

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UPDATE:

Due to the need for social distancing, City Council will temporally be using video conferencing for Council meetings. This will allow Councilpersons and citizens to meet online. Meetings will be held at the normal time of 6:00 PM every Tuesday. Please do not come to the Council Building as there will be no one there and doors will be locked. Select this link to Attend the City Council Live Meeting each Tuesday at the scheduled meeting time. For information during regular office hours, call the Council Clerk at (423) 681-9463 or email councilclerk@chattanooga.gov.


QUICK LINKS:

Current Agenda Committee/Agenda Live Stream
Committee Schedule City Council Meeting Live Streams
Strategic Planning (TBA) City Council Agenda Live Streams
2019-2020 Plan of Work Public Notices
Rules of Procedure Request An Open Record
Police Advisory and Review 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.

ABOUT THE CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL:

2019-2020 CHAIRMAN - ERSKINE OGLESBY, JR.

2019-2020 VICE-CHAIRMAN - CHIP HENDERSON

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.

District 1
Chip Henderson, Vice-Chairman
Chair, Legislative Committee

District 2
Jerry Mitchell, Councilman
Chair, Public Works and Transportation Committee

District 3
Ken Smith, Councilman
Chair, Public Safety Committee

District 4
Darrin Ledford, Councilman
Chair, Planning & Zoning Committee

District 5
Russell Gilbert, Sr., Councilman
Chair, Human Resources (HR) Committee

District 6
Dr. Carol Berz, Councilwoman
Chair, Budget & Finance Committee

District 7
Erskine Oglesby, Jr., Council Chairman

District 8
Anthony Byrd, Councilman
Chair, Economic and Community Development Committee

District 9
Demetrus Coonrod, Councilwoman
Chair, Youth and Family Development Committee

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

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