Chattanooga contests paying $74,427 in legal fees after losing Sunshine Law case

The city of Chattanooga is contesting legal fees awarded to a citizen who sued and won over a violation of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act, Chattanoogan.com reported Sunday. Helen Burns Sharp brought Continue Reading

Citizen wins attorneys fees in Chattanooga Open Meetings case

Chancellor Pamela Fleenor on Friday issued an order awarding attorney fees, expenses and other costs to citizen Helen Burns Sharp who sued the city of Chattanooga’s industrial development board over Continue Reading

Read judge’s order in Open Meetings case against Chattanooga Industrial Development Board

Helen Burns Sharp, whose career included working as a community planner for state and municipal government, spent $50,000 of her retirement savings to bring a lawsuit against the Chattanooga Industrial Continue Reading

Chattanooga judge voids $9 million deal on Open Meetings violation

A citizen spent $50,000 of her own money to bring a lawsuit against Chattanooga’s industrial development board, and won. Hamilton County Chancellor Frank Brown says the board violated the Tennessee Continue Reading