Rating the Class of ’17

Sandra ClarkGossip and Lies

Five newbies joined the Knoxville City Council two years ago, replacing term-limited incumbents. Let’s score them, based on Tuesday’s vote on Recode Knoxville.
Gwen McKenzie (District 6: East Knox) – Solid …

Recode Knoxville passes 7-2 on first reading

Sandra ClarkOn the Grow

Update: Knoxville City Council voted 7-2 to adopt Recode Knoxville on first reading. The July 16 meeting again went past midnight with much discussion and amendments adopted by the council. …

Recode Workbook 1: Lot size matters

Nick Della VolpeOn the Grow

Last month, Knoxville City Council amended the text of Recode Draft 5 in two long work sessions (the parcel-specific map is still in progress). The resulting marked-up draft, referred to …