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We’re building more schools, creating even more jobs and making Hamilton County one of the most desirable places to live, work, play and retire in Tennessee.





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We’re building more schools, creating even more jobs and making Hamilton County one of the most desirable places to live, work, play and retire in Tennessee.

We created a vision for Hamilton County 8 years ago, a long-term plan for success that’s delivering for all of us — improving education, economic opportunity and quality of life.

SEE WHAT WE'VE DONE
SEE WHAT WE'LL DO
SEE WHAT WE'VE DONE
  • Increased school funding by nearly $38.5 million over the last 7 years
  • Invested 252 million dollars since 2011 in building and expanding 13 schools
  • Helped create 14,740 new jobs
  • Achieved the lowest unemployment - rate in the state, lower than national average
  • Facilitated 48 new companies and 100 local company expansions
  • Established the Veterans Service Office
  • Expanded and improved award-winning parks and river walk
  • Honored to be the state’s only county to achieve a Triple A bond rating from 3 Major Rating Agencies
SEE WHAT WE'LL DO
  • Continue to provide the funds and resources needed in our classrooms to meet the needs of our students for future vocations or academic studies
  • Manage your county's budget to prioritize spending on essential services such as education, economic development, public safety and infrastructure for growth
  • Coordinate school safety with our Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, County School Board, teachers and parents
  • Protect our county's highest credit rating awarded due to low debt & fiscally conservative approach 
  • Continue to attract even more job diversity

EDUCATION

We’re building an education system that will be the pride of Tennessee, committing $125 million for new schools and capital improvements and increasing school operational budgets to $38.5 million to fund new teachers and better programs.

Building 3 New Schools:

  • New East Hamilton Middle School
  • New Addition to Snow Hill Elementary
  • New Harrison Elementary
  • And needed repairs to other schools
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

We’re shaping a diversified economy that ranges from innovative tech start-ups to global giants—and every job in between. It’s a broad effort that focuses on attracting new companies, expanding existing companies and helping start-ups get up and running.

Facts

  • 14,740 New Jobs
  • 590 Saved Jobs
  • 100 Expansions
  • 48 New Companies
  • 2.5 BILLION dollar investment since 2011 to support the success of 8,848 businesses
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QUALITY OF LIFE

We’re creating a community where residents thrive in every stage of life and that attracts new residents from every corner of the globe.

Veterans Service Office

  • 10,115 visits since 10/1/16 inception
  • 2973 claims submitted to the VA
  • 10.5 mile Riverwalk
  • Award winning parks
  • Chester Frost Park
  • Enterprise South Nature Park
  • Award Winning Health Department
  • Outstanding community to live, work, play and retire
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FISCAL STEWARDSHIP

It’s your money and we take managing it seriously and conservatively. We’ve presented seven budgets without a tax increase, despite a loss of more than $10 million in revenue. We’ve streamlined county government operations. We’ve made tough cuts to balance budgets. All while increasing our investment in education, job creation and quality of life.

SEE WHAT
WE'VE DONE

  • Increased school funding by nearly $38.5 million over the last 7 years
  • Invested 252 million dollars since 2011 in building and expanding 13 schools
  • Helped create 14,740 new jobs
  • Achieved the lowest unemployment - rate in the state, lower than national average
  • Facilitated 48 new companies and 100 local company expansions
  • Established the Veterans Service Office
  • Expanded and improved award-winning parks and river walk
  • Honored to be the state’s only county to achieve a Triple A bond rating from 3 Major Rating Agencies

SEE WHAT
WE'LL DO

  • Continue to provide the funds and resources needed in our classrooms to meet the needs of our students for future vocations or academic studies
  • Manage your county's budget to prioritize spending on essential services such as education, economic development, public safety and infrastructure for growth
  • Coordinate school safety with our Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, County School Board, teachers and parents
  • Protect our county's highest credit rating awarded due to low debt & fiscally conservative approach 
  • Continue to attract even more job diversity

EDUCATION

We’re building an education system that will be the pride of Tennessee, committing $125 million for new schools and capital improvements and increasing school operational budgets to $38.5 million to fund new teachers and better programs.

Building 3 New Schools:

  • New East Hamilton Middle School
  • New Addition to Snow Hill Elementary
  • New Harrison Elementary
  • And needed repairs to other schools
FIND OUT MORE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

We’re shaping a diversified economy that ranges from innovative tech start-ups to global giants—and every job in between. It’s a broad effort that focuses on attracting new companies, expanding existing companies and helping start-ups get up and running.

Facts

  • 14,740 New Jobs
  • 590 Saved Jobs
  • 100 Expansions
  • 48 New Companies
  • 2.5 BILLION dollar investment since 2011 to support the success of 8,848 businesses
FIND OUT MORE

QUALITY
OF LIFE

We’re creating a community where residents thrive in every stage of life and that attracts new residents from every corner of the globe.

Veterans Service Office

  • 10,115 visits since 10/1/16 inception
  • 2973 claims submitted to the VA
  • 10.5 mile Riverwalk
  • Award winning parks
  • Chester Frost Park
  • Enterprise South Nature Park
  • Award Winning Health Department
  • Outstanding community to live, work, play and retire
FIND OUT MORE

FISCAL STEWARDSHIP

It’s your money and we take managing it seriously and conservatively. We’ve presented seven budgets without a tax increase, despite a loss of more than $10 million in revenue. We’ve streamlined county government operations. We’ve made tough cuts to balance budgets. All while increasing our investment in education, job creation and quality of life.

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