Tennessee City Planning Overview with Bill Terry

November 19, 2017

Bill Terry is a recognized leader in City Planning here in Tennessee  and is also deeply involved in various Conservation related organizations.  Bill and Mark discuss the history of Planning in Tennessee and the important role which local Planning Commissions play.  We also discuss the current state of affairs, with the abolition of the Tennessee State Planning Office and the assistance it gave to smaller towns and cities as well as the somewhat hostile climate in the State Legislature toward planning.

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About Mark

Mark Thomas Fraley is a lawyer (now retired) in Nashville, Tennessee (USA). Prior to starting law practice in 1987, Mark was active in the field of Parks and Recreation. He was the first Parks and Recreation Director for the cities of Gatlinburg and Sevierville Tennessee. He was the founding program administrator for the Parks and Recreation Technical Advisory Service (PARTAS) and served as Assistant Commissioner of Conservation and Director or Parks and Recreation for the State of Tennessee.

University of Cincinnati, 1974, Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy)
Nashville School of Law, 1983, Doctor of Jurisprudence

License to Practice Law, Tennessee Supreme Court (1983) BPR# 10448
Admitted to Practice, U.S. Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (1987)
Admitted to Practice, U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, (1994)

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