Proposed Redesign of School and Road Zones Put Off Until 2013

School and road zoning was up for debate at the December meeting of the Rutherford County Commission.  Earlier in the year, the commission assembled a committee and charged them with the task of making a recommendation on how to approach the current school and road zones, whether or not they should be redrawn, and if so, how.  The committee presented their recommendation, a new rezoning a redistricting map, an alternative to the one which has been in place for nearly 40 years, to a very hostile reception of many commissioners who immediately wanted to strike down the proposal, even though it wasn’t actually on the agenda as being up for a vote.  An immediate vote was called for on the proposal, and rejected.  After about 2 hours of spirited discussion, a vote on the new proposal was deferred until the first meeting of the new year.

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