Category: City Management

Where Perception Intersects with Reality

I once worked with an association of state-wide elected officials that held annual conferences at different locations throughout the country. One year a hidden camera crew followed the state treasurer of Minnesota to one of these conferences and did an…

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…

City Looking at Space Needs

As many readers already know, I am running for the office of Alderman in the City of La Vergne. A hot topic of conversation has been about building a City Hall Complex. Today I met with the City Administrator and I…

Road Work Finally Underway

The intersection at Murfreesboro Road and Nir Shreibman Road has long been a thorn in the side of drivers that live in the Lake Forest, Madison Square, Watersedge, Lakewoods, and other subdivisions as they leave for work in the morning…