Murfreesboro FAQ

To Dump or not to dump? Thats the question about landfills

Jul 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by robmtchl

To dump, or not to dump? That's the question! Landfill dumping has been a main approach for municipal solid wastes disposal and will be continued in the near future. However,.... Read More

What Determines How Much Elected Officials Get Paid?

Jul 13, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Compensation for Countywide Elected Officials  There are specific statutes regarding compensation for each office. In general, statutes prescribe salaries accor.... Read More

Learn About County Government: Your County Constitutional Officers

Jul 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by robmtchl

What is a "Constitutional Official" vs. a "Department Head"? Several amendments to the Tennessee Constitution were approved in 1978; among them was an amendment restructuring.... Read More

Learn About How County Government Works in Tennessee

Jul 07, 2021 at 01:45 pm by robmtchl

Government should not be "something that happens to us" as opposed as what it should be, "something that happens for us." I want to help folks understand more about their loca.... Read More

Main Street Programs Merge Commerce and Preservation Together

May 31, 2021 at 11:00 am by robmtchl

The Tennessee Main Street Program requires communities to illustrate a commitment from local government and other local organizations, an adequate organizational budget, a str.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: What is the current status of the Cherry Lane project?

Nov 03, 2020 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Voice reader Terry Tewell asked about what is going on with the Cherry Lane extension project. Back in January, Murfreesboro City Council approved a plan to exte.... Read More
Rutherford County Election Commission

Murfreesboro FAQ: How does the Rutherford Election Commission verify signatures on ballots?

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:47 am by Michelle Willard 1

Murfreesboro Voice Reader Susan Allen wanted to know how signatures are verified for mail-in, absentee ballots. The signatures on all mail-in ballots (and all ballots in ge.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: Who is responsible for keeping records for all eligible state militia personnel in Tennessee?

Sep 28, 2020 at 07:00 am by robmtchl

In order to comply with Tennessee State Law and in accordance with Article 1 Sections 24 and 26, as well as Article 8 Section 1 of the Tennessee State Constitution; the Ruther.... Read More
Rutherford County Election Commission

Murfreesboro FAQ: Can you hand-deliver your absentee ballot?

Aug 20, 2020 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard 1

There has been much false information circulating on social media about absentee ballots. In an effort to get the correct information to the public, The Voice asked Rutherford.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: The confusion between Truth in Taxation and the Certified Tax Rate

Jul 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

There is often confusion among taxpayers surrounding Tennessee's "Truth in Taxation" statutes and the "certified tax rate."  The statutes require assessors to certify th.... Read More