Now it's in the voters' hands.
Chancellor Frank Brown on Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by City Councilman Peter Murphy seeking a runoff election in the District 9 race.
Most of Chattanooga's department heads have decided they would like to work with incoming Mayor Andy Berke, WRCB-TV reports.
Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield came into office eight years ago on a platform of restoring neighborhoods.
Two issues that have sparked drama at recent Fort Oglethorpe City Council meetings will show up again on the agenda Monday night.
Chattanooga Councilwoman Carol Berz announced Wednesday she will not be candidate for chairwoman when the new council gets organized April 16.
Depending on who Hamilton County commissioners appoint to be the next Juvenile Court judge, parents of truant children may see jail time, court may be held on Saturdays and reformed youths may determe punishments for new young offenders.
Chattanooga Mayor-elect Andy Berke will be holding a forum this week that will deal with youth development and education.
Georgia state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a seven-person Fort Oglethorpe Charter Study Committee to look into recent controversial city actions.
Chancellor Frank Brown refused to grant a temporary delay of a runoff election slated for April 9.
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.
Hamilton County commissioners opted to pull the plug Wednesday on legislation to reform Erlanger Health System's governing body.
Whether there's a runoff election in City Council District 9 could hang on a technicality.
Tuesday is a statewide special election day in Georgia, and early voter turnout has been light for most of the few elections scattered in the state's northwest corner.
WASHINGTON — In a reversal weeks before his term expires, Hamilton County Democratic Party Chairman Paul Smith said he won't attempt to quash dissent, censor his board or restructure it to remove his critics.