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Front Page - Friday, January 6, 2017


Mayoral and City Council forums

Members of the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors (GCAR) are invited to learn more about the candidates vying for mayor and City Council during political forums to be held at the association on Wednesday, Jan 11.

A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. The mayoral candidates will debate the issues facing Chattanooga from 9-10:30 a.m. Candidates include Mayor Andy Berke, Larry Grohn, Chris Long and David Crockett. Following opening statements from each candidate, GCAR members will be invited to ask questions.

Candidates seeking election to a seat on the City Council will answer questions from 2-4 p.m. GCAR has invited the following City Council candidates to attend:

District 1: Susan Miller, Chip Henderson and Jay Nevans

District 2: Mickey McCamish and Jerry Mitchell

District 3: Ken Smith

District 4: Darrin Ledford

District 5: Jeffery Evans, Russell Gilbert and Cynthia Stanley-Cash

District 6: Carol Berz

District 7: Chris Anderson, Erskine Oglesby, Jr., and Manny Rico

District 8: Anthony Byrd, Moses Freeman and Tom Kunesh

District 9: Pat Benson, Jr., Demetrus Coonrod, Yusuf Hakeem and John Kerns

Form-Based Code open house

The Downtown Form-Based Code (FBC) went into effect on July 5, 2016. As the code nears the six-month mark, the City is seeking feedback from the community. To this end, the Regional Planning Agency will host a Form-Based Code open house on Thursday, Jan. 26, 1-7 p.m. at the Development Resource Center (1250 Market St.). The public is invited to attend.