TACIR Elects New Chairman

Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 01:42pm

NASHVILLE—By acclamation, Senator Ken Yager was elected Chairman of the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Wednesday morning. He was nominated by Mayor Keith McDonald of Bartlett and the nomination was seconded by Senator Jeff Yarbro. Chairman Yager represents Senate District 12, having done so since the 106th General Assembly. Mayor Kevin Brooks of Cleveland, who had served as Interim Chairman since the death of Chairman Mike Carter in May 2021, was reelected as Vice Chairman by acclamation.  The meeting began with a moment of silence honoring the memory of Chairman Carter.  A resolution in his honor will be presented at the Commission’s next meeting.

A list of TACIR Commission members is available at https://www.tn.gov/tacir/about-tacir/commission-members.html

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TACIR Mission

TACIR’s mission is to serve as a forum for the discussion and resolution of intergovernmental problems; provide high-quality research support to state and local government officials in order to improve the overall quality of government in Tennessee and to improve the effectiveness of the intergovernmental system to serve the citizens of Tennessee better.