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WELCOME TO THE CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL

 

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ELECTRONIC (VIRTUAL) COUNCIL MEETINGS

Due to the need for social distancing, City Council will temporally be using video conferencing for Council meetings. This will allow Councilpersons and citizens to meet online. Meetings will be held at 3:30 (Agenda Session & committees), and 6:00 PM every Tuesday. Strategic Planning meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. Please do not come to the Council Building as there will be no one there and doors will be locked until further notice.

Join the meeting by going to http://council.chattanooga.gov each Tuesday at the scheduled meeting time.

REGISTRATION:  To speak at the end of any 6:00 Council meeting, PLEASE REGISTER using this form. The rules for speaking can be found at http://cha.city/councilrules.

For information about all electronic meetings, please call the Council Clerk at (423) 681-9463 during regular business hours or email councilclerk@chattanooga.gov.

QUICK LINKS:

Current Agenda Committee/Agenda Live Stream
Committee Schedule City Council Meeting Live Streams
Strategic Planning (1st & 3rd Tues.) City Council Agenda Live Streams
2019-2020 Plan of Work Public Notices
Rules of Procedure Request An Open Record
Join the Electronic Council Mtg. Police Advisory and Review Committee

 
MISSION STATEMENT

To promote an ethical, inclusive environment that enhances and sustains the well-being of all the people by encouraging citizen input and participation at all levels of City government.

ABOUT THE CHATTANOOGA CITY COUNCIL:

2020-2021 CHAIRMAN - CHIP HENDERSON

2020-2021 VICE-CHAIRMAN - KEN SMITH

Chattanoogans elect a Mayor and all nine Council members on the first Tuesday in March of every fourth year. To be elected, a candidate must receive a majority (50% + 1) of the votes cast; if no candidate garners a majority, a run-off election is held between the two candidates that received the most votes. Runoff elections are held on the second Tuesday of April. Mayor and Council receive their oath of office and their new terms begin on the first Monday after the second Tuesday of April. Also, in April of each year, the Council also elects a Chair and Vice-Chair.

District 1
Chip Henderson, Council Chairman

District 2
Jerry Mitchell, Councilman
Chair, Public Works & Transportation Committee

District 3
Ken Smith, Vice-Chairman
Chair, Legislative Committee

District 4
Darrin Ledford, Councilman
Chair, Planning & Zoning Committee

District 5
Russell Gilbert, Sr., Councilman
Chair, Human Resources (HR) Committee

District 6
Dr. Carol Berz, Councilwoman
Chair, Budget & Finance Committee

District 7
Erskine Oglesby Jr., Councilman
Chair, Economic & Community Development Committee

District 8
Anthony Byrd, Councilman
Chair, Public Safety Committee

District 9
Demetrus Coonrod, Councilwoman
Chair, Youth & Family Development Committee

 

 

 

 

City Council
1000 Lindsay Street(map)
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Phone:(423) 643-7170
Fax: (423) 643-7199

 

 

Photo by Phillip Stevens & Matt Lea