Metro Council meets as planned on March 16

LOCAL NEWS — The Metro Moore County Council will meet in a regular session meeting on Monday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a Metro Budget Committee meeting at 5 p.m.

In new business, the Council will be presented with the resignation of a fourth district council member, Shawn Adams. Adams previously decided not to run for re-election, according to Mayor Lewis. Mayor Lewis also confirmed that four individuals have stated their intention to run for that office in August.

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) Electrical Engineer Chad Pinion will also address the council. Sheriff Hatfield’s asked to speak to the Metro Council about jail repairs. Wayne Hawkins has also asked to address the council concerning the Jack Daniel Barrel Tax, the Lynchburg Music Fest, and a car show in the park.

Metro EMA Director Jason Deal will present Moore County’s Coronavirus Plan to the Metro Council on Monday night. The Mach Tenn Running Club has also asked to be added to the agenda to seek approval for the new October date for the Oak Barrel Half Marathon. That event was originally slated for April 4.

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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