Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Meetings to discuss Nashville convention hall

DAVIDSON COUNTY At least seven community meetings about Mayor Karl Dean's $585 million convention center proposal are coming up. The Metro Council will hold a public hearing on the issue Monday at 6:30 p.m. Also, small groups of council members will hold at least six meetings featuring presentations for and against the plan: • Wednesday: Erica Gilmore and Frank Harrison, North Precinct, 2231 26th Ave. N., 5:30 p.m. • Wednesday: Anna Page and Sandra Moore, Coleman Park, 734 Thompson Lane, 6 p.m. • Thursday: Eric Crafton and Emily Evans, Bellevue Middle School, 655 Colice Jeanne Road, 6:30 p.m. • Thursday: Carl Burch, Phil Claiborne, Jim Gotto, Darren Jernigan and Bruce Stanley, Hermitage Police Precinct, 3701 James Kay Lane, 7 p.m. • Jan. 12: Mike Jameson, Karen Bennett, Erik Cole and Jamie Hollin, East Police Precinct, 936 E. Trinity Lane, 6 p.m. • Jan. 12: Jason Holleman, Sean McGuire and Kristine LaLonde, West End Middle School, 3529 West End Ave., 7 p.m. The council is expected to vote on Jan. 19. — MICHAEL CASS THE TENNESSEAN

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