Category: City Committees

On High Density Housing

Several years ago, a luxury apartment community to be built at a location in LaVergne just off of Sam Ridley Parkway was proposed. The developer requested a zoning change from industrial to high density residential. Nearby residents gnashed their teeth,…

All the King’s MEN

When I ran for alderman in 2016, one of my platforms was to model the selection of LaVergne committee membership to be similar to the way that Nashville selects members. When Nashville has committee openings, members of the council will…

November 1 – The Doctor is In

This is officially the first day of the 2017 NaBloPoMo. Crazy name, right? It’s the acronym for “National Blog Posting Month” which is a takeaway from the NaNoWriMo – or “National Novel Writing Month.”  In our case, I hope to…

Viva Las Vegas! GO LaVERGNE!

LaVergne is sending a delegation to the 2017 retail conference hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers, scheduled May 21-24 in Las Vegas. I won’t talk about taxpayer dollars sending people to Vegas because it’s just a fact that the…

Fresh Ideas: About Greenways

When I campaigned for alderman, other people who were also running kept yelling out that they would have “fresh ideas!” if they were elected. I asked, “What kind of fresh ideas do you have?”  The answer was they hoped to…

Play and Live SAFE

What a kerfuffle we’ve witnessed this past weekend!  Before we talk about that, let’s share some great news from Safe Choices Security… LaVergne came in at #15 as the safest city to live in Tennessee!! In our quest to create…