Proposed Charter for the Consolidation of City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Governments, Draft
Draft copy of the proposed charter for the consolidation of city of Clarksville and Montgomery County governments, including an introductory letter from members of the Charter Commission explaining their findings.
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In 1979 the Clarksville City Council and the Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners authorized the establishment of a Charter Commission to study the matter of consolidating the governments of Clarksville and Montgomery County and to draft a Charter which would establish and define the jurisdiciton, powers, structure and organization of a consolidated government.
The proposed Charter was filed with the County Election Commission at the end of 1980. A public refferendum was set for February 26, 1981. The Charter faced stiff opposition during the months leading up to the vote and it ultimately failed to pass.
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