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by Amelia Parker
Mon Jan 23, 2023 8:53 am
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: Animal Welfare Ordinance
Replies: 5
Views: 5381

Re: Animal Welfare Ordinance

Hey Janet, Thanks for posting this information. I just happened upon this post today while looking for a different post. Otherwise I would not have known that you posted. We really need automatic notifications set up so we all know when a message is posted in this forum. I will look over these mater...
by Amelia Parker
Tue Aug 23, 2022 5:18 pm
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: Stadium Agreements: Questions and Concerns
Replies: 0
Views: 9034

Stadium Agreements: Questions and Concerns

Dear colleagues. Please see my questions and concerns regarding the proposal for Stadium financing included at this link. The document was too large to upload directly to the forum. http://ameliaparkerforcitycouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/Stadium-Agreements_Parker-Concerns-v4.pdf Sincerely, ...
by Amelia Parker
Sun Jun 19, 2022 9:47 am
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: Proposed Charter Amendments for November 2022 Ballot
Replies: 1
Views: 5399

Re: Proposed Charter Amendments for November 2022 Ballot

Good morning and Happy Father’s Day to the fathers on council, Quick update: To change the final day to approve the budget to June 30 and the final date for city council to receive the budget to May 1st, Rob found three additional sections of the charter that will need to be amended: Sections 801(c)...
by Amelia Parker
Tue Jun 14, 2022 1:42 pm
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: Proposed Charter Amendments for November 2022 Ballot
Replies: 1
Views: 5399

Proposed Charter Amendments for November 2022 Ballot

Afternoon Colleagues, Recently I inquired about the process to form a charter review committee to discuss potential revisions to the city budgeting process and other potential charter amendments. City Council attorney Rob Frost has followed up with that information and it involves forming an ad hoc ...
by Amelia Parker
Mon Mar 07, 2022 12:17 pm
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: State/Local Action on Gun Violence
Replies: 0
Views: 10022

State/Local Action on Gun Violence

Dear Colleagues, Following the unanimous adoption of the resolution recognizing gun violence as a public health issue and calling on our state to take action, I have added information about the pending bills to my website so that community members may share the information with their contacts throug...
by Amelia Parker
Tue May 18, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: FY 21-22 Budget Amendment Proposal
Replies: 0
Views: 55269

FY 21-22 Budget Amendment Proposal

I sent the following memo via email to all members of City Council as well as Mayor Kincannon and members of the Administration. I am posting here for the public record. Email text: Good morning Mayor, Council, and staff, I am emailing to share a memo outlining my proposed amendment to the FY 21-22 ...
by Amelia Parker
Tue May 18, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: City of Knoxville, Tennessee / City Council Forum
Topic: Federal Reserve Study Explores Whether More Market Rate Housing Can Help Solve the Affordability Crisis
Replies: 0
Views: 44537

Federal Reserve Study Explores Whether More Market Rate Housing Can Help Solve the Affordability Crisis

Attached is a study conducted by the Federal Reserve that seeks to answer the question of whether more housing supply can solve the affordability crisis. The study was published in 2018 and finds that "marginal reductions in supply constraints alone are unlikely to meaningfully reduce rent burdens,"...