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Amendment Deferred Until May 20th

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in Events, News, Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News

The amendment was deferred tonight until May 20th. This happened due to all of you who emailed the council! Apparently this was being sneaked in and was being fast-tracked versus going before the Charter committee...

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CALLING ALL FAIRGROUNDS SUPPORTERS!!! Urgent need for your help and support!

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in Events, News, Save Our Fairgrounds News

CALLING ALL FAIRGROUNDS SUPPORTERS!!! Urgent need for your help and support!  Metro Councilman Sandra Moore and several others are proposing an amendment to change to referendum we worked hard to pass and 72% of...

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Proposed Charter Amendments Include Shrinking Council, Clarifying Fairgrounds Situation

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in News, Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News

resolution on the agenda for tomorrow night’s Metro Council meeting reveals four Charter Amendments that could be put to voters this year.

Among them are an amendment that would shrink the council to 27 members and limit them to three consecutive terms, and another that would allow the council to demolish or redevelop the Tennessee State Fairgrounds with 27 votes.

You can read all the amendments here and a summary for each after the jump:

— This amendment would prohibit members of the Metropolitan Council from holding any other elective office in local, state, or federal government.

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State Fair Commission Chooses Event Operator

Posted on Dec 20, 2013 in News, Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News, Video

NewsChannel 5 The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission voted to...

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Concerns Surround Tennessee State Fair

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in News, Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News, Video

FOX 17 WZTV Nashville | John Dunn WASTE WATCH Concerns and conflicts surround...

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Save Our Fairgrounds members on News Channel 5 OPEN LINE

Posted on Dec 3, 2013 in News, Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News, Video

Save Our Fairgrounds members Neil Chaffin and Rick Williams were on News...

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Tennessee State Fair advocates bash bid process for operators

Posted on Nov 27, 2013 in Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News

They accuse state of tailoring rules to ensure pick Written by Michael Cass |...

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Controversy Surrounds Process To Choose State Fair Operator

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in Press, Save Our Fairgrounds News, Video

by Chris Cannon | News Channel 5 A grassroots organization has taken issue...

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