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Volunteer Spotlight: Tessa Spaulding

Meet Tessa Spaulding. Tessa has been an active member in our community for years, and when she’s not campaigning you can find her cooking delicious food for causes throughout the city Tessa and her husband, Brett, are two of the Berke Campaign’s most dedicated volunteers. Tessa recently stepped up to become a Volunteer Organizer for…

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City settles with GE Power to pay $6 million back to taxpayers

February 3, 2017 — Today Mayor Berke and Mayor Coppinger announced an agreement reached with GE Power to pay back $6 million to the City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County related to tax breaks awarded during the Littlefield Administration in 2012. A little over a year ago GE bought Alstom’s power operations and later announced…

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Grand Opening of New Chattanooga Family Justice Center

October 26, 2017 — Today, Mayor Berke was joined by Councilwoman Carol Berz and community partners to cut the ribbon for a new Family Justice Center (FJC) in Chattanooga. The FJC serves as a one-stop center for free services for victims of domestic violence. In the past, services for victims of domestic violence were scattered…

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Chattanooga Open Data Report Shows Growth in Use, Available Data

Today, the City of Chattanooga released the 2016 Open Data Report, which reflects on the City’s progress and looks to the future on ensuring transparency and accessibility of public data online. Under an Executive Order issued in 2014, Mayor Andy Berke increased transparency in city government through development of an open data policy and creation…

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Chattanooga Launches One of First Electric Vehicle Ride Share Programs in U.S.

Twenty-six years after the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority debuted one of the country’s first all-electric downtown shuttle services, Chattanooga will soon become one of the first cities in the nation with an electric vehicle ride share program. Within the next couple of weeks, 20 Nissan Leafs will be stationed in various parking facilities in…

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