On Thursday night Murfreesboro City Council approved the sale of Murfreesboro Electric to Middle Tennessee Electric for approximately $302-million over 15 years. Friday MTEMC's board approved. It now goes to TVA for their 'thumbs up'.
After almost two and a half hours of detailed information, the vote on whether to merge Murfreesboro Electric Department with Middle Tennessee Electric Department was deferred until January 9, 2020.
At 5:45PM this coming Thursday afternoon, the Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Power Board will conduct a joint meeting to discuss legal funding matters regarding the potential sale of Murfreesboro Electric to Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corp.
The Murfreesboro City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider 'First Reading' of the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget ordinance. Council member Bill Shacklett talked about the City Financial Management...
The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a Special Meeting this Thursday evening (April 25, 2019) at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The meeting will focus on the fiscal year 2019 to 2020 city budget.
For the first time in two decades the Murfreesboro City Council is considering an increase in property taxes.
The Murfreesboro City Council has called a special budget meeting at 5:00 o'clock this Thursday night in the council chambers at City Hall. Mayor McFarland noted, "Council must make some tough decisions this year."
The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday approved a Detailed Bond Resolution and Loan Agreement with SunTrust Bank to fund $58 million in 2019 Capital Improvement Projects with a 2.84 percent interest rate over a 15-year term.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday (December 20) to approve several design, maintenance and consulting contracts for roadway improvements.
On Thursday night, the Murfreesboro City Council voted to approve a purchase and sale agreement with developer One East College, LLC for redevelopment of the City block known as the former First United Methodist Church location.
The Murfreesboro City Council is having a two-hour workshop session at 11:30 this coming Wednesday morning in the council chambers. The public is welcome to attend.
At its regular Thursday evening session, the Murfreesboro City Council approved an engineering services agreement with Brentwood-based Enfinity Engineering, LLC for upgrades to the Natatorium HVAC system at Patterson Park Community Center.
Incumbents Madelyn Scales Harris and Rick LaLance were returned by Murfreesboro voters to the city council while newcomer Ronnie Martin took the third seat.
Homeowners expressed concern over what type of buildings may be established on this portion of the development even after being assured that any development proposed within this area will meet the GDO design...
The Murfreesboro City Council will have a special meeting this week to discuss issues like reorganization, building security and remodeling, economic development and future council workshops.
Murfreesboro's newest elementary school will be located on the corner of Veterans Pkwy and St. Andrews Drive.
On Thursday evening, the Murfreesboro City Council approved two architectural and engineering firms to develop and construct the Doug Young Public Safety Training Facility along with a new terminal at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.
On Thursday evening, the Murfreesboro City Council approved a $169.7-million budget for FY19 that begins July 1, 2018 with no additional taxes.
The Murfreesboro City Council met Tuesday and named 57-year old Craig Tindall as the next city manager. Interim City Manger Jim Crumley led the search for a replacement when Rob Lyons retired in December.
Murfreesboro City Council meeting Thursday night and opened with Vice Mayor Madelyn Scales Harris introducing the near-capacity room to 11-year-old Noah Gaines who shared how he was inspired to personally help many homeless in our city.
Thursday night's Murfreesboro City Council ended with Interim City Manager Jim Crumley stating that current City Attorney Craig Tindall was the best candidate for the city manager position. Crumley was given approval by the council to negotiate an agreement.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to authorize contracts with CBRE/Heery for project management services and Johnson+Bailey for architectural services of a new Murfreesboro K-6 school. The new school, to be located at Veterans Parkway and St. Andrews Drive, will be designed similar to Overall Creek Elementary. Anticipated opening is August 2019.
How is the search going for a new Murfreesboro city manager? The council invites to the public to hear a presentation from the consulting firm at 1:00 o'clock this coming Tuesday afternoon in the City Council Chambers.
The Murfreesboro City Council is taking public support for the humorous naming of the 'Bridge over Broad' in 'Tongue n' cheek' stride. An official proclamation issued by the City Council has endorsed the name 'Bridgey McBridgeface,' if only for a day on April 1, April Fools' Day.
Council will discuss plans for development of Blackman Park with the Parks & Recreation Commission and the future location for school sites with the School Board.
Ronnie Martin, FirstBank Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, announced Tuesday (2/13/18) he is running for a seat on the Murfreesboro City Council.
The Murfreesboro City Council met in special session Monday (12/18/2017) afternoon and approved a $95,810.39 Separation Agreement with Rob Lyons.
The Murfreesboro City Council has called a special meeting on Monday afternoon (December 18th) at 2pm to discuss the resignation of City Manager Rob Lyons.
On Thursday night, the Murfreesboro City Council adopted a resolution in support of new Murfreesboro Design Guidelines that provide framework and principles for the aesthetic character of future development.
More changes for Murfreesboro: (1) construction of a new fire station, (2) extend Northfield Boulevard, and (3) tear down the old Room In The Inn building.
The Murfreesboro City Council has approved appraisal services for Jones Boulevard improvements and geotechnical exploration services for the Cherry Lane Phase 2 Extension.
The Murfreesboro City Council reviewed the 2017 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) during Thursday night's (8/17/2017) special meeting.
Murfreesboro City Councilman Eddie Smotherman reports that the city has reached a contractual agreement with the White family to purchase the wetlands behind Oaklands Mansion.
The Murfreesboro City Council will remain a six-member body. At their Thursday meeting, members voted down a measure to appoint someone to fill the vacant seat of the late Vice Mayor Doug Young.
The Murfreesboro City Council held public hearings Thursday night about annexing 406 acres for the development of West Park and commercial highway construction along nearby roads and annexation of Shores Road right-of-way.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to approve a proposed Master Plan for development of the West Park on an area known as the McDonald farm property.
City council met Thursday night to discuss possible rezoning along Wilkinson Pike and Greshampark Drive.
City council heard from Jobe, Hastings & Associates Thursday night with regards to Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year June 30, 2016.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to adopt a resolution requesting the Tennessee General Assembly pass a Private Act amending the Murfreesboro Charter in order to fill the vacancy left by the late Vice Mayor Doug Young.
In their first meeting of the new year, city council honored Vice Mayor Doug Young's legacy.
The Murfreesboro City Council soon take up what to do with the vacant seat left after the passing of Vice Mayor Doug Young.
Murfreesboro City Council approves daylighting of Town Creek starting this summer (2017)
City Council met on Thursday night before being off for the holidays.
City Council held a joint meeting with the Parks & Rec Commission Monday night about the future of West Park in Murfreesboro.
City council took time out of their Thursday night meeting to commend the Murfreesboro Fire Department for their efforts in assisting the wildfires in East Tennessee.
City council met Thursday night to discuss recommendations from the Parks & Recreation department.
City Council met Thursday night to discuss annexing over 17 acres of land along Barfield Road to which a concerned resident spoke out against it.
The Murfreesboro City Council unanimously adopted a proposed Food Ordinance on First Reading that amends City Code and adds new regulations on food trucks operating within the City limits. The ordinance must still receive approval on Second Reading to be officially adopted.
Murfreesboro City Council had a big surprise for Vice Mayor Doug Young Thursday night regarding the Fire & Rescue Training Facility to be built at Franklin Heights in Murfreesboro.
Members of the Murfreesboro City Council will meet with a lobbyist this week concerning legislative priorities for the 2017 Tennessee General Assembly.
City Council held a public hearing Thursday night to discuss the possible expansion of TrustPoint Hospital that will add almost 400 jobs, and was met with some angry residents.
Newly-elected Murfreesboro City Councilmembers Kirt Wade, Bill Shacklett, and Eddie Smotherman were officially sworn-in on Thursday night.
City Council brought in a new member Thursday, and we talked with him about his plans for Murfreesboro.
Veteran Murfreesboro City Councilmen Bill Shacklett and Eddie Smotherman will be sworn-in, along with newly elected council member Kirt Wade this week.
Members of City Council held a celebration for Councilman Ron Washington Thursday night, as he will retire at the end of August.
Washington has served on the council since 1998.
City Council held a public hearing Thursday to consider zoning over 70 acres located along New Salem Highway as commercial and residential property, where some residents voiced concerns.
Murfreesboro city council approved purchasing three lots of property at the corner of SE Broad & S Church Street for the purpose of making improvements on the Town Creek Culverts.
In conjunction with Rutherford County Government, The Murfreesboro City Council unanimously approved the selection of Gershman, Brickner and Bratton (GBB) as the strategic plan consultant to develop a 20-year plan for solid waste collection and disposal in Rutherford County.
Despite an uncontested race for Murfreesboro City Council, there will be a new face on the governing body.
Early voting continues here in Rutherford County, ahead of the August 4th state and federal primary along with city and county general election.
The former Franklin Heights housing complex will soon be home to the Fire and Police Departments new training facilities.
The Thompson Lane and Manson Pike Greenway trailheads will be getting new restrooms. NewsRadio WGNS' Dalton Barrett has the story....
The Murfreesboro City Council will meet at Patterson Park Community Center and some City Boards and Commissions will conduct meetings in Conference Room 218 on the second floor of City Hall during renovations to Council Chambers, June 17 - July 11, 2016.
No property tax increase for Murfreesboro residents plus the City Council nixed a proposed hotel/motel tax.
The Murfreesboro community is shocked at the fatal stabbing of a former Murfreesboro City Councilmember, allegedly at the hands of her husband and former MTSU history professor.
City council met Thursday night to continue discussion about the valuation study of Murfreesboro Electric Department.
City Council and the Power Board held a special joint public meeting Thursday night for the purpose of reviewing the Murfreesboro Electric Department valuation study.
At the end of the city council meeting Thursday night, Mayor Shane McFarland announced a call for action against apartment crimes in Murfreesboro.
City Council met Thursday night and unanimously approved a certificate of compliance for wine to be sold in several Murfreesboro grocery stores beginning July 1st.
City Council met Thursday night to discuss possible community engagement for downtown development of purchased property from Franklin Synergy Bank.
City council met Thursday night for a special meeting to discuss issues related to the selection and purchase of property for a park on the west side of Murfreesboro.
Assistant City Manager Jim Crumley spoke with Murfreesboro City Council Thursday night about hiring Cumberland Securities to provide Financial Advisory Services on City debt issues.
Murfreesboro City Council met for a special meeting discussing options for building a park on the west side of the city. County Mayor Burgess' 522-acre farm is among the 19 parcels being considered.
The Murfreesboro city manager is proposing to city council acquisition of the historic First United Methodist Church property from Franklin Synergy Bank.
Bringing signs to a sign ordinance. Murfreesboro city council met Thursday night to discuss the proposed city sign ordinance, which brought many sign holding residents who are against it. The signs say, "Murfreesboro Proposers when Local Business Proposers."
A public meeting was held at the Murfreesboro City Council to determine the regulations for the Murfreesboro Sign Ordinance.
At 7:30 pm Thursday night, Susan McGannon sat in the Murfreesboro City Attorney chair one final time.
Murfreesboro City Council met Thursday evening to approve the paperwork for Craig Tindall as the City Attorney.
"It's rewriting history," says Vice Mayor Doug Young. The City Council met with Angela Jackson, assistant director of the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department, to discuss endorsing the transfer of Black Cat Cave off Memorial Blvd. to Middle Tennessee State University.
Murfreesboro might have a new City Attorney, but it's still an ongoing process.
The Murfreesboro City Council held a public comment meeting Thursday night where one Murfreesboro resident brought up a possible issue with traffic signs.
City Council began Thursday evening (2/12/15) with a blast from the past. Mr. James Patterson is a member of the Sons of Confederate Soldiers and requested the Council accept a memorial monument donation for a section in the Vine Street Cemetery.
The $30.5 million expansion project will be funded through debt service on a 20-year fixed loan at 1.4 percent annual interest.
On Thursday night (1/15/2015) the Murfreesboro City Council approved an amendment to an existing agreement with Wiser Consultants, LLC of Murfreesboro to provide professional design services for relocation of Lytle Street between NW Broad Street and Barker Street.
The Murfreesboro City Council will consider giving 10 acres of city-owned property to a secret company to build a North American corporate headquarters in the Gateway area and bring 250 jobs here, according to Chamber of Commerce and city officials.
Toby Gilley, who gave up his seat Sept. 1 to serve an a General Sessions Judge, will swear-in the newest Murfreesboro City Council member, Bill Shacklett, during a special ceremony, Thursday, December 4, 2014...
Bill Shacklett returns to the Murfreesboro City Council. He defeated two challengers for the vacant seat of former Councilman Toby Gilley, who gave up his seat after winning a General Sessions judgeship.
In Thursday night's Murfreesboro City Council Meeting, Mayor Shane McFarland proclaimed this "Christine Huddleston Day".
Murfreesboro businessman and community leader Bill Jones announced today he is a candidate for the Murfreesboro City Council seat vacated by Rutherford County General Sessions Judge Toby Gilley.
Juanita Thouin, who lives on Saint Andrews Drive in Murfreesboro, has announced her intention to run for the Murfreesboro City Council seat recently vacated by Toby Gilley.
Local businessman, Bill Shacklett, owner of Shacklett's Photography is announcing his candidacy for the Murfreesboro City Council seat vacated by Toby Gilley...
"It's a lot of business that you've helped the Planning staff conduct," Lamb reminded Gilley. "Toby, I'll say this, you've done a tremendous job with us"
The City Attorney has written a letter to the City Council on filling the vacancy of City Council member Toby Gilley...
Persons wishing to speak should call the Mayor’s office...
The Murfreesboro City Council will meet tonight (Thursday) to take up pay raises for some employees and will hear from the public on their proposed 127-million plus dollar budget.
Murfreesboro now has a new Mayor. Judge Don Ash swore in Councilman Shane McFarland and then introduced him with his new title…
The swearing in of a brand new Murfreesboro Mayor and Council is coming up this week. Murfreesboro City councilman Doug Young who won a re-election vote on April 15th told WGNS...
There will be a new Murfreesboro City Councilman. Rick LaLance received the most votes of any of the council candidates seeking the office. LaLance received 24.6% of the vote (4,962). He was followed by incumbent Doug Young with 21.9% (4,420) and incumbent Madelyn Scales Harris with 19.3% (3,893).
This is an opportune time for the citizens of Murfreesboro to come out and ask questions, voice their concerns, and discuss resolutions regarding the city of Murfreesboro.
This is an opportune time for the citizens of Murfreesboro to come out and ask questions, voice their concerns, and discuss resolutions regarding the city of Murfreesboro.
Certain areas of the Blackman community have been the topic of recent conversations regarding annexation into Murfreesboro City Limits.
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