HB515 Passes House & Senate

YOU DID IT TUCKER COMMUNITY

Congratulations and THANK YOU to the Tucker community – your hard work paid off with the approval today by both the House and the Senate of a bill giving YOU a vote in determining how you choose to be governed locally! When the Governor signs HB515, Tucker citizens within the map boundaries will have the right to vote in November on incorporating a City of Tucker.

Although the map that was approved does not reflect the entirety of the traditional boundaries of …

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House disagrees with Senate Changes

Today the House of Representatives stood by the integrity of their fellow legislators! The body voted to disagree with the Senate changes to the Tucker (HB515) and LaVista Hills (HB520) boundary that was determined by a House subcommittee after much time and effort. Both cityhood bills now head back to the Senate, which has an opportunity to rescind the amendments that altered the boundaries. If not, the Senate and House may form conference committees to consider the bills.

Thank you so much for taking the time …

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Senate Amends HB515

Senate Amends HB515

The Tucker cityhood bill with a map change amendment introduced by Sen. Fran Millar during the hearing on March 19,2015 was approved by the Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee. The bill now moves to the Senate Rules Committee where if approved it will then be voted on by the entire Senate. If the bill passes the Senate, it will then go back to the House due to the map change.

We are disappointed that the LaVista Hills leadership chose not to honor …

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HB515 Passes State House!

Thank you to the members of the State House of Representatives for passing House Bill 515 supporting Tucker citizens’ right to vote for a City of Tucker! The passage today ensures the bill will move over to the Senate for consideration. If approved, citizens within the proposed City of Tucker map will vote on cityhood in a November referendum.

Tucker 2015 appreciates all the citizens who have voiced their support for Tucker cityhood – your input has carried the community to this important point. Congratulations to …

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House Bill Introduced Today

The Tucker community took an important step forward today with the introduction in the House of Representatives of a Bill (HB515) that would allow a referendum to establish a City of Tucker. Sponsored by Rep. Billy Mitchell and co-sponsored by Rep. Scott Holcomb and Rep. Michele Henson, the bill has been assigned to the House Governmental Affairs Committee for consideration.

Thank you for your continued support and please join us in thanking Rep. Mitchell, Rep. Holcomb and Rep. Henson for taking this important step in helping …

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