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School board lawsuit to be returned to full commission

Referring litigation to a commission committee for discussion and recommendation was unsuccessful, and the issue of whether to join the school board’s lawsuit against Johnson City is being returned to the full board with no direction.

Attorney James Logan requested the county become a nominal party in the lawsuit seeking more than $3 million in liquor-by-the-drink tax revenue from the City of Johnson City during the commission’s March 23 meeting.

Logan shared with commissioners a recent ruling from a similar case in Coffee County that determined the Coffee County School Board did not had the authority to sue the City of Manchester. More...

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