Resolution Denied

Glenn Jacobs press conference

Resolution Denied

Giving a win to Law Director Bud Armstrong, County Commission refuses to consider Mayor Glenn Jacobs’ proposed pension lawsuit settlement.

by jesse fox mayshark • October 16, 2018

county mayor Glenn jacobs on oct. 2, announcing a proposed settlement in a pension lawsuit. 

In an unusually testy Knox County Commission work session Monday evening, commissioners couldn’t muster enough votes to add a resolution of support for a legal settlement requested by county Mayor Glenn Jacobs to their agenda for next week’s monthly meeting.
A convoluted legal casetests mayoral powers and political alliances.
Although six of the 10 commissioners present at the work session voted to bring the issue up for consideration, adding a new item to the agenda requires a two-thirds vote, so the motion failed.
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