# Sumner county commission
Sumner County Commission Expected to Name Sitler as Law Director
Committee recommends Hendersonville Alderman for County Law Director role. The Sumner County Commission is expected to name Hendersonville Alderman Eric Sitler as County Law Director at its meeting tonight at 7PM in Gallatin.
Candidates Interview for Sumner County Law Director
Four local attorneys interview with County Commission committee to become Sumner's Law Director. A special committee of the Sumner County Commission recently held interviews for the position of County Law Director. The Committee was established to conduct a search for a new law director following the August 2022 elections.
Sumner County Commissioner Opposes "Filth" in Schools
22nd District Commissioner Shoaf highlights work of County Commission. In a week filled with controversy between the Sumner County Commission and Sumner County School Board over what books are appropriate in school libraries, 22nd District Commissioner Matt Shoaf issued a statement via social media making it clear he opposes what he deems "filth" in Sumner County Schools.
Sumner School Board Votes to Keep Controversial Book in School Libraries
Board action defies request of Sumner County Commission. The Sumner County School Board last night voted in favor of keeping "A Place Inside of Me" on the bookshelves in the school system's library. The move comes following a complaint that the book violates a new state law around objectionable content. Seven members (out of 11) voted in favor of keeping the book.
County Commission Says Library Books Violate State Law
Commission passes resolution urging removal of books ahead of School Board vote. The Sumner County Commission passed a resolution at its meeting last night (11/14/22) that states that two books currently circulating in libraries in Sumner County Schools violate state law and should be removed from all libraries in the county. The move comes as the Sumner County School Board is prepared to hold a hearing on the books at a meeting this week.
Sumner Democrats Raise Objections to County Commissioner Selection
All Republican County Commission chooses fellow Republican to take contested seat. The Sumner County Commission last week chose Republican Terri Boyt to take the contested District 13 Commission seat despite the fact that her August race ended in a tie with Democrat Brenda Dotson.
Sumner Democrats Call for Runoff Election in County Commission Race
District 13 race was tied on Election Night, could now have runoff election in November. Following an August 4th election that saw a tie vote between Democrat Brenda Dotson and Republican Terri Boyt for the District 13 County Commission seat, Sumner County Democrats are calling on the new group of County Commissioners to call a runoff election to decide the outcome of the race.