Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger responded this morning to Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield’s request to revisit urban growth plan boundaries by asking for a more specific amendment proposal.
Littlefield hand-delivered his letter to Coppinger last week seeking review of boundaries set in 2001. Coppinger responded this morning with his letter.
“I fail to see any specific amendment(s) that you are proposing,” Coppinger wrote.
He said the county would be willing to act as soon as it sees a more detailed proposal.
The Urban Growth Plan was meticulously negotiated among the city, county and municipalities and adopted in 2001. The plan sets up where and how far municipalities across the county can annex.
Read more in tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Ansley Haman covers Hamilton County government. A native of Spring City, Tenn., she grew up reading the Chattanooga Times and Chattanooga Free Press, which sparked her passion for journalism. Ansley's happy to be home after a decade of adventures in more than 20 countries and 40 states. She gathered stories while living, working and studying in Swansea, Wales, Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville, Tenn. Along the way, she interned for ...