Councilwoman Henderson Angie Emery Henderson (District 34), Chair of Metro Council’s Charter Revision Committee will discuss local policy making in the shadow of the country’s 2nd most pre-emptive state legislature.
This presentation and opportunity for Q&A promises to be an informative look at the local legislative process intersection with the Tennessee Legislature on a variety of measures that have gained the public spotlight.
Angie Emery Henderson is a second-term Metro Council Member and lead sponsor on county-wide policies elevating sidewalk and tree requirements and creating a new conservation development model for subdivisions. She was co-sponsor of the bill that phased out non-owner-occupied short-term rentals in residential-only zoning, among numerous other policies. A long-time advocate for more walkable, bikeable, and connected neighborhoods in Nashville, she has served for seven years on the Public Works (now Transportation & Infrastructure) Committee and the Parks, Libraries & Arts Committee, both of which she has chaired. She is a recipient of Walk Bike Nashville’s Government Official of the Year Award and is currently chair of the Metro Council’s Charter Revision Committee, having recently coordinated the legislative process to bring four successful charter amendments to the ballot.