County Mayor Bill Ketron focuses on Rutherford County, Tennessee.
Mayor Ketron said there are 3 major issues for this area:
1. Landfill quickly getting full. We must have a solution in place before it is closed.
Rutherford County is putting-in an $18-million high-definition (HD) communications system for emergency organizations. The mayor feels it may be working by December.
Rutherford County and City of Murfreesboro working well as a team. The county's RCEMS dispatch team is being moved to the new Murfreesboro Police Department on N. Highland. They will be in the room with police dispatch. The two dispatch groups work together, and physically being together will make it better communications for the public.
Mayor Ketron is putting a inter departmental check list in effect to reduce the risk of one department purchasing property that does not meet codes, thus means the county would have to put in costly sewers or rebuild all roads in area to make the land work.