April 2016 – Andy Berke
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State of the City Address (April 25, 2016)

For the last two weeks, we have seen some of the worst acts imaginable by a small group of young men determined to harm each other, often with the shooter one night becoming the target the next. And we have responded by putting every single officer on the street, from the chief on down, to…

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City Announces Additional New Safety Measures to Combat Violence

On April 22, the City of Chattanooga announced two new safety measures to combat violence: a partnership to add technology to enhance investigations and increase prosecution as well as a new community coalition to strengthen citywide efforts. Over the last two weeks, the Chattanooga Police Department (CPD) has responded to an increase in gang-related violence…

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By clustering talent, startups, established firms, nonprofits, research institutions and cultural assets, innovation districts encourage people to come together in places that can incubate creativity and serve as labs for forward-looking concepts and policies. Innovation districts help bridge gaps and build partnerships across sectors, creating larger ecosystems that foster heightened creativity and technological breakthroughs and…

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State of the City 2016

The community is invited to attend Mayor Andy Berke’s third annual State of the City address, which is Monday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Chattanoogan Hotel. “The State of the City is an opportunity to reflect on our community’s accomplishments over the past year, to discuss current issues facing Chattanoogans and to continue…

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