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Saturday, November 1st, 2014 @ 10:43PM

Thank You SUMMERS4MAYOR Volunteers

For the past ten months, Team #Summers4Mayor has supported Bill’s vision for Clarksville and worked incredibly hard to share his plan for the city with everyone they know. Since the beginning of August, they have sacrificed their Saturday mornings to hit the pavement and have delivered more than 10,000 pieces…

Friday, October 31st, 2014 @ 4:39PM

The Only REAL Change

Bill Summers is the only candidate who has a vision for the City of Clarksville and has actually created a thoughtful, strategic plan that will lead Clarksville into the future. Kim McMillan and Jeff Burkhart have not provided any substance or plans for the future of Clarksville. If you want…

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 8:13AM

The ONLY choice on Public Safety

The citizens of Clarksville cannot afford another four years without a leader dedicated to the safety of our city. Bill Summers believes we can forecast growth and commit to a plan that meets public safety standards – regardless of how quickly the city grows.  This is exactly what he did…

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 @ 4:59PM

Borrowing to Balance – McMillan’s Math

The citizens of Clarksville desire and deserve a long-term financial strategic plan for the city. For the past four years, Kim McMillan has only “balanced the budget” because she has borrowed money. Jeff Burkhart has blindly supported Kim McMillan and voted “yes” The speaking point that the city has had…

Friday, October 17th, 2014 @ 4:44PM

An Attack on My Integrity

Integrity is a word that is thrown around lightly by many people…and frankly it’s a shame. I would like to point out some facts about Jeff Burkhart’s recent tirade about MY integrity, though his attacks are personal in nature and don’t address any issue facing the citizens of Clarksville: I…

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 @ 10:26AM

Let’s Get Our Facts Straight: Woodstock Subdivision

Wealthy developer Jeff Burkhart developed a subdivision, Woodstock, in a drainage corridor that consistently floods. Residents have had to evacuate their homes more than once. Instead of holding Jeff Burkhart responsible for his bad business decision that impacted the lives of many citizens, Kim McMillan cast the deciding vote: “NO”…

Monday, October 6th, 2014 @ 7:34PM

Summers is Clear Choice for Mayor

Bill recently participated in the Leadership Clarksville/Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Forum. Please take some time to watch this important exchange of ideas and ask yourself: And, then ask yourself this:   We think you’ll see that, with Bill Summers, there IS the clear choice in the upcoming mayor’s race….

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 @ 4:10PM

A Response to The Leaf Chronicle Editorial

In November 2013, when Bill Summers announced his bid for the next Mayor of Clarksville, he introduced his vision for the city of Clarksville and reinforced his commitment to strategic planning as the only way Clarksville can set a solid foundation for its future.       It is a…

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 @ 6:19PM

The Overriding Issue of this Campaign – LEADERSHIP

The one critical issue that supersedes all others in this election will be LEADERSHIP. It will be the style, traits and methods of leadership that will determine the direction that Clarksville takes in managing its growth and infrastructure needs and providing for economic and quality of life opportunities. Clarksville cannot…

Monday, August 18th, 2014 @ 8:23PM

Setting the Record Straight

Bill Summers knows that Clarksville is much more than just a downtown area. But, let’s get our facts straight        

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 @ 9:36PM

Summers Supports Arts Consulting Group’s Recommendation

The location of a future performing arts center in Clarksville has been heavily debated in recent months. The consulting firm hired to study the potential locations and make recommendations, Arts Consulting Group, has released the second phase of their multi-phase study and has recommended the current site of Roxy Theater…

Saturday, June 28th, 2014 @ 7:54AM

Let the Citizens Speak

Bill Summers is in favor of a Home Rule Charter for Clarksville. Very simply stated, a Charter is a document that brings a city into existence and outlines its governmental structure and powers. At present, the City of Clarksville operates under a Private Act Charter, which requires a vote of…

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