Commission Hears Litigation Update

By Jacob E. Rosenbaum

The Fentress County Commission held a special called meeting on Monday, January 28, 2019 for the purpose of receiving a litigation update from the Local Government Pool attorney, Mr. Tom LeQuire, regarding pending federal litigation.

The meeting was called to order in regular fashion, beginning with the pledge to the flag and opening prayer, followed by the roll call. All ten commissioners were present.

Once the formalities were over, Chairman and County Executive Jimmy Johnson made the request for a motion to go into recess for a private litigation session. Commissioner Lester Gooding granted this request in the form of a motion, which was seconded by Benny Hughes.

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