Know Your Government: Local Government (Chattanooga & Hamilton County)

  • ArchWay on Glass 2523 Glass Street Chattanooga, TN, 37406 United States

Do you understand how your local government works? In this class we’re going to look into the Hamilton County and City of Chattanooga government. We’ll talk through the roles of the County and City Governments, the way that ordinances are passed, and also how to make your own perspectives and preferences known to our local representatives.

In this class we will discuss the basics of:

  • How the City and County governments are structured
  • How the City and County governments work together
  • How to make your voice heard

This class is non-partisan and for informational purposes only.

About the facilitator:

Teo Valdes is on the board of the Highland Park Neighborhood Association and teaches language classes for La Paz Chattanooga and the Chattanooga School of Languages. In the past he taught at the middle school, high school, and college levels and also has experience from the business world where he worked in Learning and Development.