Vice mayor challenges some FCRGD beliefs
The goal of the Farragut Citizens for Responsible Growth and Development (FCRGD) citizen group is to “engage Town leadership respectfully with a spirit of collaboration.” The leaders of this group should strive to be accurate when discussing how our local government functions and the constraints of both state laws and the constitution (state and federal) regarding what a local government can and cannot do.
Regarding the idea of electing planning commissioners, according to state law, this is not a possibility.
Town ways getting better
Reading the farragutpress Opinion page in recent weeks has been enlightening. In the Aug. 26 farragutpress, I shared the Farragut Citizens for Responsible Growth (FCRGD) and Development support for the Planning Commission and their proposed changes to the High- and Medium-Density Land Use Descriptions.
Horn no-mask mandate vote ripped twice
As I read Alan Sloan’s “’Impact on learning’ among Horn reasons against mask mandate” in the farragutpress (page 1A, Sept. 9 issue), I could not help but wonder how Knox County Schools is going to get out of the mess created by Susan Horn and the rest of the KCS Board of Education.