Tab Brockman

Politics
1:19 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Did Murray-Calloway Border Affect the Parks Referendum Failure?

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Of the nearly 12,000 Calloway County citizens that voted on the failed Parks Referendum yesterday the greatest amount of opposition came from the county. 

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Society
12:21 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Murray-Calloway Parks Referendum Voted Down

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A referendum that would have raised over $1 million in much needed repair funds for Murray-Calloway County parks has been voted down.

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Government
3:20 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Murray Parks Nickel Tax Forum Takes Place Next Week

Murray-Calloway County Parks Director Tab Brockman stops by WKMS for a Sounds Good interview.

Before it goes before the voters next month, the tax referendum benefiting Murray parks will be discussed at a public forum Tuesday. The referendum would place a five cent tax on every one hundred dollars’ worth of assessed property.

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Government
7:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Park Board Discusses Maintenance Needs

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The Murray-Calloway County Park Board discussed many concerns at its meeting last night. At the top of a list of 10 priorities were problems with the community pool and field lighting.

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Government
4:45 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Murray Parks Pool, Lighting Not Up To Standard, But Would Require Substantial Investment

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Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation is looking to replace outdated lights and other amenities at their facilities, but they need a substantial amount of money to make those investments.

Parks Director Tab Brockman says many projects involve fundraising in the community in addition to help from the city.

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Society
1:43 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Tax Referendum Would Help Murray-Calloway Parks At Possible Cost

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Murray-Calloway Parks could see a bigger budget if voters approve its tax referendum this November, but it may see reduced funding from local government.

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Government
4:10 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Murray Parks Nickel Tax Gets Required Signatures for November Ballot

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Murray-Calloway County Parks director Tab Brockman says he turned in more than 3,500 signatures Tuesday to the Calloway County Clerk’s Office, easily exceeding the required amount (3,039) to get a new park tax measure on November’s ballot.

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Society
3:33 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Murray Park Referendum Petition Hits Halfway Mark

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  The petition for the Murray Park referendum has gained nearly 1,700 signatures since it first circulated in February.  

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Environment
3:50 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Petition Circulating for Murray/Calloway Parks Tax

Murray-Calloway County Parks Superintendent Tab Brockman seeks to put the community parks on a more stable financial footing. A group known as People for our Parks is holding a petition drive to let voters decide on a tax of $.05 to raise funds funds for the parks, which would be the November 2014 ballot. Kate Lochte learns more about this petition and its purpose on Sounds Good.

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