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Metro Council meets Monday

LOCAL NEWS — The Metro Council will meet on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. in a regular session meeting. There will be a public hearing at 6:20 p.m. to consider the rezoning of the Pierce property on Marble Hill Road from agricultural to industrial.

New Business to be considered

Alisha Ruiz will appear before the Council to seek permission for the Ragnar Relay. The annual race will take place on November 8-9 and runners will run from Chattanooga to Nashville with a portion crossing into Moore County. Other agenda items will be the Be In the Zone (BITZ) Campaign, which fights distracted driving in 15 Tennessee counties. Officials will also address the council to approve the Metro’s Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP).

The Metro Utility Board will address the council to discuss refinancing the Metro Utilities Department debt. The Council will also consider a resolution to extend Sunday beer sales hours.

All Metro County meetings are open to the general public and take place at the American Legion Building beginning at 6:30 p.m. •

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