A week into office, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke announced what he called a "bold" plan to streamline government by eliminating four city departments and creating three new ones.
Chattanooga City Council Chairman Yusuf Hakeem said Wednesday he wants to move ahead with committee appointments for the City Council, but how those committees will be defined is up in the air.
Chattanooga's new City Council got down to business quickly Tuesday night by electing a chairman and vice chairman in less than 10 minutes and with no discussion.
With a new mayor, a mostly new City Council and with city department heads being replaced, the leadership of Chattanooga's City Hall changes Monday as much as in any time in modern history.
Two high-priority Chattanooga department heads will be leaving office today, and at this point it appears there will be no immediate replacements.
Mayor-elect Andy Berke swept out City Hall on Wednesday, letting go 18 of 21 people who served under Mayor Ron Littlefield.
Mayor-elect Andy Berke created a position of public safety coordinator to oversee a comprehensive crime strategy, but details about the job are few.
Chancellor Frank Brown on Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by City Councilman Peter Murphy seeking a runoff election in the District 9 race.
Hamilton County Schools general purpose budget will grow by about 2 percent next fiscal year, though the district still will look to make cuts as certain costs continue to rise.
Mayor-elect Andy Berke gave a small glimpse Thursday night of his next administration by saying that in some way the city will be involved in early childhood education.
The Chattanooga City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to allow the city to spend up to $250,000 on creating the Moccasin Bend Cleanwater Authority.
Chattanooga Mayor-elect Andy Berke will be holding a forum this week that will deal with youth development and education.
Chattanooga Mayor-elect Andy Berke on Wednesday announced three appointments to his staff, two of them brand-new positions within the city.
The hard edge of the 21st Century Waterfront should start seeing repairs just after the Head of the Hooch ends, said Parks and Recreation Director Larry Zehnder. Zehnder gave a briefing to the Chattanooga City Council on Tu
The newly elected members of the Chattanooga City Council already have begun talking about the No. 1 issue they face when they are sworn in April 15.