Tuesday, December 18, 2012
(Last modified: 2012-12-18 09:34:22)

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-The regular monthly meeting of the Cocke County Legislative Body, initially slated for 6 p.m. Monday (last night), has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, in the Cocke County Courthouse due to the death of CLB member Bill Williamson.

Cocke County Mayor Vaughn Moore said CLB members will address routine business at Thursday's meeting and will then have a called meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3, to address other issues.

Also on Thursday, the CLB will hold a Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m. (prior to the CLB meeting at 6 p.m.) in the Circuit Courtroom at the County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to consider amending the Cocke County Flood Damage Prevention Resolution as recommended by the Cocke County Regional Plannng Commission. The public hearing, too, was initially scheduled for Monday but was postponed.

As for the vacancy on the board created by Williamson's death, Moore said it will be up to the CLB to appoint someone to fulfill the remainder of the term.

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