Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

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County did approve a 9 member commission

 

Photo from 3/5/20 issue.

In an email dated June 18, Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner reported to Lewis County Clerk Sandra Clayton that a vote to decrease the number of Lewis County Commissioners from 18 to nine, which was declared as a failed vote, actually passed.

"I was incorrect at our County Commission meeting on June 15, 2020 when I said that Resolution 06-07-20 failed due to a lack of having 10 'yes' votes. It was brought to my attention the following day that only nine 'yes' votes are currently needed to pass a regular Resolution or motion because the membership of our Commission is only 17 members," Mayor...



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